Indigenous education support
Achieving a successful schooling outcome greatly enhances employment prospects for all young Queenslanders.
A key priority under both the State Schools Strategy 2016–2020 and the Advancing Education Action Plan is that every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student in Queensland is afforded the opportunity to achieve success.
The department has an array of Indigenous education programs to support and extend Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. These draw upon the culture and identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Indigenous perspectives are embedded in all programs to achieve positive educational outcomes for all.
An important aspect of this holistic process is support at times of transition, from home to school, school to work and school to further study.
These programs support a new action plan for excellence which reinforces Indigenous learning through the four stages of:
Check the programs in this site to see which are delivered across the state and which have limited availability. Most are state wide.