Archive for posts tagged with 'education'

BrisMakerFest

Things to do

Help shape the future at the BrisMakerFest

We’ve seen the future, and it works. Brisbanites will have a unique opportunity to see, shape and share new…

Healthy Harold

Parenting

Healthy Harold saved from funding cuts

Australia’s favourite giraffe appears to have had its neck saved from the chopping block. ABC News reports that…

Will Ferrell

Video

Will Ferrell opens hearts and minds with commencement speech

Will Ferrell was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of South California on the weekend, and decided to…

Our Lady's College

Parenting

Grow the STEM of knowledge at Our Lady’s College

Make slime, test chemical rocket engines and see drones in action at the next Our Lady’s College Open Day! In a…

Bianca Mavrick

Fashion & Beauty

Brisbane jewellery designer earns international recognition

Brisbane designer Bianca Mavrick has been chosen to take part in a two-year international exchange program with South…

Large Hadron Collider

Things to do

The world’s greatest experiment opens in Brisbane

The renowned Large Hadron Collider Exhibition from London’s Science Museum has opened in Brisbane. Hadron Collider…

Social media

Brisbane Extra

Three steps to starting your social media career

So you think you have what it takes to be a social media guru? We’ve all heard at least one person describe themselves a…

Future looks bright for a career in Child Care

Parenting

Future looks bright for a career in Child Care

Interested in a career in child care? You’re going to need a qualification first and we’ve got just the place. To work i…

Christian Foley

Video

Watch this teacher bust out a freestyle rap in class

Well, this is one way to prove you’re down with the kids. Teacher (and spoken word poet) Christian Foley shared th…

Anna Yum

Parenting

Brisbane artist Anna Yum creates a book for little superheroes

Anna Yum is an artist, a teacher, a mother, and now, a children’s book author. Anna's first book, Everyday…

Parasites

Things to do

Discover the hidden lives of parasites at Queensland Museum

Pests, pets and the plague — find out what they all have in common when the Parasites: Life Undercover exhibition…

It’s business as usual at West Moreton Anglican College

Parenting

It’s business as usual at West Moreton Anglican College

Learn all about equipping your child for success in their schooling years and beyond at WestMAC’s Open for Business…

MS Readathon

Parenting

The MS Readathon is back

It’s time to put down the Pokémon and pick up a paperback — the MS Readathon is back for its 37th year. The MS…

Unique women’s residential college paves the way to your success

Brisbane Extra

Unique women’s residential college paves the way to your success

Young women pursuing tertiary studies in Brisbane in 2017 are invited to discover what Townsville resident Skye Paine…

A State of War

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State Library releases never-before-seen collection from WWI

State Library of Queensland (SLQ) has unearthed thousands of never before seen personal photographs, letters and…

Star Wars kid violinists

Parenting

Kid violinists play Star Wars music with lightsaber bows

The Force is strong with them. YouTuber Matthieu Pierrot posted this adorable (and pretty cool) video of talented…

Bullying

Parenting

Is this good advice for bullied kids, or just plain victim-blaming?

A top Melbourne private school has been criticised for publishing advice that bullied students need to “stop…

Discover the WestMAC spirit

Parenting

Discover the WestMAC spirit

Discover a new hands-on way of learning at West Moreton Anglican College. Situated on 38 hectares in Karrabin, West…