Posts for February 2018

Arts Education imperative for Australia's future

Arts in education

A meeting between government staff and the National Advocates for Arts Education (NAAE) group this week has reaffirmed that arts skills are at least as important as literacy and numeracy and should be prioritised alongside STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). NAAE is the coalition of peak education and national arts…

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The role of cultural festivals in regional economic development: A case study of Mahika Mahikeng

Festival crowd

All are welcome to attend this joint DMRC/Creative Lab Seminar, on Friday 16 February, 1.00 – 2.30pm, in Room 607, Level 6, Building Z9, Kelvin Grove Campus of QUT. The aim of the festival is to promote cultural and heritage tourism, to celebrate artists in the region and to reposition and rebrand Mahikeng and the North-West Province of…

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