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Great Results Guarantee

The second year of Great Results Guarantee funding to improve student outcomes in 2015 has been announced. Next year the Queensland Government will invest $183 million in additional funding direct to schools for them to use for maximising student learning.

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Great Results Guarantee

Year 7 joins high school in 2015

From 2015, Year 7 will become the first year of high school in Queensland. Find out more about the preparations, the development of Junior Secondary in state schools and the experiences of our Year 7 pilot schools.

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A direct action plan for Queensland schools

Independent Public Schools Announced for 2015

Following a successful EOI process 50 schools have been successful in their application to become IPS commencing in 2015.

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Independent Public Schools

Opportunities to teach in Junior Secondary

To support the move of Year 7 to high school in 2015, we require up to 1300 extra passionate secondary teachers. Current primary, secondary and aspiring teachers can register their interest in Junior Secondary now.

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Opportunities to teach in Junior Secondary

Nominations open for 2015 Queensland Training Awards

The 2015 Queensland Training Awards are now open. School-based apprentices, trainees and vocational students are encouraged to apply through the student categories.

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Nominations open for 2015 Queensland Training Awards


Queensland finalists of the 2014 Australia Training Awards

Scholarships and grants available for 2015

Celebrations in order for successful Premier's Reading Challenge participants

Nominations are now open for Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Instrumental Music (MOST) 2015

Nominations are now open for Creative Generation - State Schools Onstage (CGEN) 2015

Independent Public Schools announced for 2015

Take part in the free G20 cultural celebrations

Reducing red tape and enhancing safety for schools - Education and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

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

New Master Teachers EOI open

Say thanks to Queensland's teachers this Friday on World Teachers' Day

Queensland Education Accord Summit materials now available

Let's thank all our tuckshop workers and volunteers on Tuckshop Day

DETE's heritage management website now live

2015 scholarships and grants now available

Become a beginning teacher mentor

Chatter matters - get the new oral language development SPEAK app

The Department of Education, Training and Employment Annual Report 2013-14 is now available

Where did 39,600 Year 12 students from 2013 go next? The 2014 Next Step report knows

Apprenticeship Pledge to create additional apprenticeships in Queensland

Senior students will learn about alcohol and other drugs education in Term 4

Independent review of senior assessment and tertiary entrance processes completed

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