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Rockhaq | April 28, 2017

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Latest news, case studies, benefits about Rockhaq

David Bowie Heroes badge on Rockhaq

February 4, 2016 |

As most of you will know, the legendary David Bowie passed away on 10 January 2016. He was just 69 years old. Along with the rest of the world it seems, Team Rockhaq and some of our community members were in shock on hearing this news. David Bowie’s musical influence on the 20th and 21st centuries just can’t be stated enough. Read More

Music Journalism Workshops

July 7, 2015 |

A couple of weeks ago we finally opened the Rockhaq community to all members, and to celebrate this ‘soft’ launch we held free music journalism workshops for teenagers at Costa Coffee Queens Road, as part of ArtBeat Festival 2015.Read More

Rockhaq Re-Launch

May 8, 2014 |

You may be wondering where we disappeared to over the past 20 months.

As so often happens, real life gets in the way and stops progress, which is a shame. Team Rockhaq experienced a number of issues, from some of … Read More

Rockhaq at WordCamp Sheffield

May 6, 2014 |

Rockhaq founder and editor Michelle Dhillon spoke about the challenges of piloting the Rockhaq community at Wordcamp Sheffield on April 26 2014, and ended up inspiring some members of the audience to join Rockhaq and get writing.Read More

School’s Out: Big Plans Underway

July 13, 2012 | 2

School is now out for all our pilot students. We’re not resting though! We’re now gearing up for the next stage of Rockhaq, which includes making some changes to our site to get it ready for schools all over the UK to start joining the community for September 2012. We also have at least one big surprise coming up that nobody expected, not even us 😉 Read More

Recap: Nottinghamshire Music Hub Launch

July 6, 2012 |

Recap: Nottinghamshire music hub launch. Improve student literacy skillsTeam Rockhaq were invited to our first event, the Nottinghamshire music education hub launch, hosted by Nottinghamshire County Council sports and arts department (thanks to Mark Done for the invite and for devising such a great event) and The Minster School in Southwell, Nottinghamshire on Wednesday 4 July. Read More

Press: We Make Nottingham Evening Post Again

June 25, 2012 | 2

Team Rockhaq would like to say that we’ve been featured in the Nottingham Evening Post newspaper and website for a second time in under a month. Read More

Event: Nottinghamshire music education hub launch

June 19, 2012 |

Team Rockhaq will be at the Nottinghamshire Music Hub launch event at The Minster School in Southwell, Nottinghamshire to show all local schools, colleges, teachers and students why Rockhaq is such an innovative and important educational platform for UK music education. Read More

Stop Press: Rockhaq hits the Nottingham Evening Post

June 7, 2012 |

Team Rockhaq would like to say that we made the Nottingham Evening Post newspaper and website today – thanks to everyone for all your efforts and hopefully this is just the first of many more news stories to come! Some of you South Nottingham College students will be pleased to see that your inspirational music teacher Ed Whiteley has made a well-deserved appearance in the piece! Read More

Interview: Paul Gibbs on school social gaming, points, rewards

June 2, 2012 |

To help students and teachers get to grips with the gaming, badges, points and rewards elements in Rockhaq, we’re posting an interview with one of our developers, Paul Gibbs. Paul is the brains behind a social gaming app we’re using called Achievements. Read More