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The Rockhaq Community | July 22, 2017

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Latest news, case studies, benefits about Rockhaq

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

Update: Over 70% of Students Write at Home

May 22, 2012 |

Boom! We’ve just done another full review of when our Rockhaq pilot students are logging in and a whopping 73% of you are now writing reviews on your blogs at home in your spare time. This is a 23% increase in four weeks and is pretty incredible stuff when most of you don’t need to be on here at all. Read More

Digital School Rewards: Tomorrow Comes Today

May 4, 2012 |

Soul goddess Nina Simone may have sung about the 22nd Century, but we’re still in the 21st century. And school rewards systems should involve more than stickers and badges, right? It may not be obvious at first glance, but rewarding students for their music reviews is one of the central features behind the Rockhaq school music journalism community.Read More

Rockhaq on SNC Student Radio Week

April 25, 2012 | 4

Team Rockhaq are pleased to say that Rockhaq founder Michelle Dhillon has been invited to make two appearances on SNC Radio as part of South Nottingham College’s Student Radio week. Read More

Rockhaq hits more BTEC Music Units

April 19, 2012 |

We’re super pleased to say that Rockhaq music review blogs have just been embedded into more Music teaching units, this time for Level 3 BTEC Music Technology students, at South Nottingham College. Read More

Benefits For BTEC Creative Media Students

April 13, 2012 |

What are the Creative Media students at South Nottingham College gaining from using Rockhaq blogs inside and outside of lessons? Find out and see how it has been embedded into Edexcel’s BTEC in Creative Media Production.Read More

Benefits for BTEC Media Students

March 29, 2012 |

We’re piloting the Rockhaq school music reviews blog with colleges in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. Here’s how it’s been embedded into the Media curriculum for Sports Journalism students at South Nottingham College.Read More

You Love Us! Your Feedback on Rockhaq

March 27, 2012 | 9

We’ve had some amazing comments and feedback from college students and teachers about the Rockhaq school music journalism community – and we’re sharing some of the feedback here with you now. Team Rockhaq is currently piloting our new music reviews social network and blog with a few colleges in Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire and although we haven’t asked schools for specific feedback yet, we have still received it from enthusiastic students and teachers anyway! Read More