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The department is working closely with schools, students and families to ensure the best outcomes for students. Read more about the Academic Success Guarantee​.

​Acknowledgment of Traditional Owners

The Department of Education and Training acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands across Queensland and pays our respects to 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.

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

Warning

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.​

Every day countsNew student-friendly suite of materials promoting the importance of school attendance
Solid PathwaysSuporting students to continue their academic success
Families as First TeachersThe FAFT program gives young learners a head start
Indigenous Student Ambassador Network (ISAN)Providing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with leadership opportunities
Teach RemoteFind out more about teaching in remote communities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources at libraryValuable cultural artefacts and materials available from library

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.

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.​​