​Acknowledgment of Traditional Owners

The Department of Education and Training acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands from across Queensland and pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging, for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the state.

Images—the images in this website are derived from several sources and their use is acknowledged, including photography by Michael Marston and Tony Phillips.

Did you know?

Dandiiri—Inala School and Community Library is the new name for the Indigenous Schooling Support Unit Library.
The Inala Community of Elders and Traditional Owner representatives renamed the library to include the use of Aboriginal words.

For more information on Dandiiri services, including specialised Indigenous education resource support, you can phone them directly on (07) 3714 8500.

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This website may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased. It also contains links to sites that may use images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased.
Solid PathwaysNew program helps students along tertiary pathways
Families as First TeachersThe FAFT program gives young learners a head start
Attendance Turnaround TeamThe 3 phase coaching model improves student attendance
Teach RemoteFind out more about teaching in remote communities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources at libraryValuable cultural artefacts and materials available from library
Embedding cultural perspectives in schoolsCultural support in schools through EATSIPS program

Indigenous education support

Successful learning outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are a key priority of the Queensland Government.

Indigenous education support programs for teachers, school staff, students, families and the local community draw upon the culture and identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and weave these into the  learning experiences of students for positive outcomes.

Transitions

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.​

 

 Latest news

 

School term dates

2016 school terms

    • Term 1: 27 Jan - 24 Mar
    • Term 2: 11 Apr - 24 Jun
    • Term 3: 11 Jul - 16 Sept
    • Term 4: 4 Oct - 9 Dec

Years 10, 11 and 12 finishing dates for 2016

    • Year 12 - Friday 18 November
    • Year 10 and 11 - Friday 25 November.

2016 state school calendar (PDF, 309KB)

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