The meaning of ‘Zeal’ is passion, or to be enthusiastic about something. ZealArts aims to provide resources and training for the arts, run by educators who hold this fervour. The ZealArts philosophy is to enhance and/or encourage this passion in students and teachers.
ZealArts products are resources for students and teachers for the arts. Workshops are designed to assist students and teachers to gain a deeper understanding in preparation for an examination, or the improve skills.
Helene Galettis is the bestselling author of ‘Musical Concepts’ published by Jacaranda in 2009 and is the sole author of the senior textbook aimed at NSW Music 1 students. This resource has assisted music students and teachers around NSW and nationally.
Helene is an accomplished music educator, both junior and secondary, as well as university level with pre-service teachers. She has experience in leading a Creative and Performing Arts department within a secondary school in NSW, and has taught in a combination of primary, secondary and performing arts schools. Helene was a targeted graduate and has experience in the NSW systems of: State School Public Education System; Sydney Catholic Schools and the Independent System.
Her dedication to Music Education resulted as a finalist for the 2008 ASG Inspirational Teacher Awards as part of the National Excellence in Teaching Awards.
Helene writes education resources for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra ‘Meet the music’ program, as well as for the Sydney Opera House education unit.
Helene is highly experienced in most areas involving the Board of Studies; BOSTES and NESA.
She is a presenter at various HSC workshops for teachers and students around New South Wales.
In 2016, Helene was selected as the Music Advisor to the National Council of Women, NSW.
Helene has self-published Musical Elements & Concepts: Student Book; Musical Elements & Concepts: Student Workbook and Musical Elements & Concepts: Teacher Resource.
Helene is the managing director of the publishing company ‘ZealArts Enterprises Pty Ltd’, a company aimed at resources for the support of the arts.
ZealArts books aim to support teachers and students in the arts. The books are thorough and detailed in content for students and teachers. Visual, audio and interactive methods are often used to convey this information to teachers and students. Some resources provide complete suggested responses for teacher use. The ZealArts website offers a personal login for all electronic books.
ZealArts offers educational posters that are well designed and captivating for any arts classroom. These engaging posters clarify educational components, as well as create a welcoming atmosphere.