It doesn’t matter where you live in Australia the sense of excitement in the lead-up to the release of the Dance Academy movie is palpable. Joanna Werner (Producer) and Alicia Banit (Cast member) experienced this first hand with students from around the country.
If you showed a random group of American or British 10-year-olds a photo of the historic St. Kilda Primary School building situated in inner-city Melbourne the chances are that at least a couple would tell you, “That’s the Little Lunch school I’ve seen on Netflix!”
The EduTECH International Congress and Expo in Brisbane is on any scale a big event. The best and the brightest in the tech world come to showcase, discuss and debate how teaching and learning can be enhanced through the effective use of digital technology in the classroom.
Flash flooding couldn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of filmmakers, entrepreneurs, geeks and music lovers who rolled into Texas for the 30th SXSW Festival. The festival didn’t disappoint - thanks to some big brands, big discussions and big names… and you can’t get much bigger than POTUS.
Academy Award winning actress Geena Davis delivered a powerful keynote at the KidScreen Summit about the need to improve gender balance, reduce stereotyping and create inspiring and identifiable female characters in children’s television.