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Be work smart pre-employment skills workbook

Be work smart is a practical booklet to help young Queenslanders find and keep a job. If you are a student, you can work through the booklet by yourself or in class. Once you have completed the booklet you can receive a signed certificate of completion to include in your resume.

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Be work smart pre-employment skills workbook

Nominate for the Jack Pizzey Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Jack Pizzey Awards for Excellence in Educational Leadership. The $105,000 awards have four categories, the Jack Pizzey School of the Year Award, the Principal of the Year Award, the School Leadership Team of the Year Award and Teacher of the Year Award. Nominations close 5pm on 17 July 2015.

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Jack Pizzey Awards

Keep a watch on our schools

School Watch is a community based awareness and crime prevention program aimed at safeguarding Queensland schools against vandalism, theft and arson. We depend on the local community to: Look, Listen and Report. If you see something suspicious, please do not attempt to intervene. Call School Watch on 13 17 88 and let the authorities deal with the matter.

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School Watch

Creative Generation - State Schools Onstage tickets on sale

More than 1500 student performers will showcase their talents at Creative Generation - State Schools Onstage on 17 and 18 July 2015. This year CGEN has teamed up with Queensland Music Festival and Queensland Ballet for a showstopping music and dance segment.

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Creative Generation

Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art

The Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art 2015 are now open for submissions! All Queensland state and non-state schools offering senior visual art are invited to submit. The 2014 excellence awarded artworks are currently being exhibited at the Gallery of Modern Art until 12 July 2015.

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Creative Generation

Free Smart Choices online training program

A free online Smart Choices training program is now available. This training is suitable for state and non-state school tuckshop staff, volunteers, parents and teachers. The training program may be used to refresh current knowledge or as an induction for new staff and volunteers.

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Smart Choices

Announcements

Twenty one secondary and special schools awarded funding from the Collaboration and Innovation Fund.

Nominations are now open for the annual Jack Pizzey Awards for Excellence in Educational Leadership

Queensland Training Awards regional finalists announced

Come and see what regional Queensland has to offer

Tickets now on sale to see Queensland's finest student musicians perform at MOST gala concert

Employment booklet supports students to find work

Bill introduced into the Queensland Parliament to abolish Queensland Training Assets Management Authority as a first critical step to 'Rescuing TAFE' - a key government election commitment

Education sectors collaborate to ensure excellence in preservice teachers' professional experience

Reading starts for the 2015 Premier's Reading Challenge

Free online training program now available to help schools understand Smart Choices, the Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools

Entries for the Buy Smart 2015 competition are now open for Year 4-12 students

The Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art are now open for submissions

Creative Generation - State Schools Onstage tickets on sale

Student absences as a result of an extreme weather event or natural disaster are not counted on a student's report card nor in the school's absence data

MoneySmart teaching program - free professional development for teachers

New writing and mathematics modules to strengthen Queensland's state and non-state school teachers' practice now available online

New financial management training program for P&Cs now available

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Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Instrumental Music (MOST) 2015

Creative Generation - State Schools Onstage

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