Live it Up Again

Following the success of the inaugural event last year, the Live It Up Festival is back in 2014 with another day of great music exclusively for music lovers under 18 years of age. The festival will take place at the RNA Showgrounds on Saturday, June 21 with an eclectic mix of bands and performers on […]

Free Music Fridays @ QPAC

Looking for free live music from some of Brisbane’s most talented up and coming musicians? If so, then QPAC at Southbank is the place to be every Friday from next month. Now in its second year, The Seed Project presents free live original music from the very best local independent bands and artists. Spanning all […]

Education Update #10

Welcome loyal readers and newcomers alike to the latest edition of Education Update, a collection of education articles and ideas from a variety of online sources. This week features some very interesting material, including three articles that look at ways to determine if your students are reading at home, how to hold them accountable for […]

Will the Bullying Ever End?

I recently finished reading Bully for Them: Outstanding Australians on Hard Lessons Learned at School, a book edited by Fiona Scott-Norman that brings together 22 prominent Australians to share their experiences of being bullied during their years at school. Amongst those who contribute to the book are singers Missy Higgins, Megan Washington and Kate Miller-Heidke, […]

The Zero Theorem

Terry Gilliam’s career as a filmmaker has been a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows, perhaps more so than any other contemporary director. From the comedic genius of Monty Python and the Holy Grail to the masterful Brazil and other fine films such as Time Bandits, The Fisher King and Twelve Monkeys, Gilliam is responsible […]

Caxton Street Seafood and Wine Festival

Queensland’s biggest annual street party is looming large on the horizon with the Caxton Street Seafood and Wine Festival set to once again celebrate Brisbane’s food culture on Sunday, June 8. Celebrating its 20th year in 2014, this year’s festival promises to be the best yet with a huge line-up of music and entertainment in […]

Education Update #9

Welcome once again to on Education Update, the latest collection of education articles and ideas from a variety of online sources. This week’s instalment includes articles about student motivation, arts integration, learning strategies, tolerance, combatting plagiarism and teaching academic language. There is also some good reading that examines how schools can create greater transparency and […]