Life Stories

LOCAL LIFE: Meet the local 20-year-old at the top of the water polo world

Water Polo is rapidly gaining in popularity amongst Queensland kids. 
We chat to local 20-year-old Alice Williams from the Aussie Stingers to find 
out what it takes to get to the top of the...

Life Stories

LOCAL LIFE: We meet... Dr Karl

Known for his infectious passion for knowledge and those amazing shirts, we chat to science legend Dr Karl who is in town for the Brisbane Writers Festival.


EDUCATION: Why the first 5 years REALLY matter for kids’ literacy

Did you know that 90 per cent of a child’s brain development happens in the first five years of life?


EDUCATION: What IS the International Baccalaureate?

This global curriculum is rapidly gaining popularity across Australia. But what is it?!


EDUCATION: Is online training the way of the future?

Whether you’re a child studying remotely or an adult studying at night, online learning is reshaping the training and education space.


HEALTH: Keeping kids active when they dislike sport

Kids hate sport? Get them moving with these great tips.


EDUCATION: Do schools kill creativity?

“Children are educated to become great workers, instead of creative thinkers.”


EDUCATION: Do you use incentives to motivate children at school?

It's well known that success in school is closely associated with how much motivation a child has to learn. But how do you motivate a child to learn, and do incentives really work?


REVIEW: Find the perfect activity with Mudputty

Looking for activities and classes on the Sunshine Coast, but not sure where to start? We check out new site Mudputty, connecting activities with the community...


EDUCATION: Early literacy games – anytime and anywhere

We know we need to nurture our little ones' early literacy skills, but where to start? Here are some great ideas for early literacy games you can play anytime, anywhere.


EDUCATION NEWS: School boys take to the skies

Think getting your Ps and Ls as a teenager is an accomplishment? Two Immanuel College students have taken that to the max, gaining their pilot’s licence before their provisional driver’s licence.


NEWS: Pop-up kids' library heading to Stockland Caloundra this August!

Stockland Caloundra has partnered with Sunshine Coast Libraries and their First 5 Forever program to launch a new children’s pop-up library at the centre this August.