Archive for posts tagged with 'education'

Laughing girl

Parenting

Teacher’s fun homework assignments earn an A

Watching TV, eating ice cream, riding a bike and smiling are all important homework tasks for this teacher’s…

There’s more to schooling than you think

Parenting

There’s more to schooling than you think

Schooling is about much more than just teaching – it consists of academic challenges, learning opportunities and persona…

Questacon

Parenting

Questacon comes to Brisbane for the first time

Canberra’s iconic Science and Technology centre, Questacon, is visiting Queensland for the first time ever,…

Banned! Queensland schools crack down on tuckshop menus

Parenting

Banned! Queensland schools crack down on tuckshop menus

Remember all those exciting little goodies you used to get from the tuckshop back in school – iced finger buns, flavoure…

St Margaret’s Open Day

Event Guide

St Margaret’s Open Day

St Margaret's Anglican Girls School will hold an interactive Open Day on Saturday 5 March, giving visitors the rare…

Ask the students at St Margaret’s Open Day

Parenting

Ask the students at St Margaret’s Open Day

It’s safe to say that all parents want their children to go to a great school and get a good education, but how do you…

Dog school

Pets

School is in session for Queensland dogs

RSPCA Qld is putting its paws into the dog training arena, officially launching RSPCA-branded dog training schools.…

Education

Parenting

Brisbane private school fees are the most affordable in any capital city

Brisbane offers the most affordable private education in any Australian capital city, according to new research…

State Library of Queensland’s Fun Palace

Event Guide

State Library of Queensland’s Fun Palace

Meet a giant virus and help it grow, pilot a curious flying machine, command an army of robots to do your bidding and…

Queensland OP system scrapped

Parenting

Queensland OP system scrapped

It has been discussed for years, but now it’s actually happening — Queensland will scrap the OP system. In an…

Test

Parenting

Queensland on the rise in NAPLAN results

There’s no gold star for Queensland’s kids in NAPLAN results today, but plenty of improvement on show. The…

Schools

Your Say

Should parents have to pay for public schools?

Means-testing for public education has been suggested in a leaked federal government discussion paper, but is there…

One of Queensland’s leading schools to hold an open morning

Parenting

One of Queensland’s leading schools to hold an open morning

You only want the best for your child, which is why it can be extremely stressful trying to find the perfect school…

Teacher

Brisbane Extra

Teachers leave their mark

There is no doubting the influence of teachers and their sports equivalents — coaches. After winning the Australian…

Creating good cyber citizens

Parenting

Creating good cyber citizens

Sometimes it seems financially cruel that the school year starts right after the most expensive time of year –…

Five ways Brisbane is set to change forever in 2015

Brisbane Extra

Five ways Brisbane is set to change forever in 2015

Everything from our skyline to our transport system, road rules and schools will start to change this year.…

Perfect Little Planet

Event Guide

Perfect Little Planet

A great and exciting way to teach children about the solar system.  The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is focused…

Transmedia Storytelling

Event Guide

Transmedia Storytelling

Changing technology and audience accessibility allows storytellers to become increasingly innovative in the ways they…