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TJ Ryan Memorial Medal and Scholarship 2017- Now Open

The TJ Ryan Memorial Medal and Scholarships are available to state and non-state school graduates commencing tertiary studies in 2017, who have demonstrated academic excellence and outstanding leadership in their school and broader community in Year 12.

Online applications must be submitted by Sunday 11 December 2016.

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School reviews Term 4

GC2018 Science resource

The Embracing 2018 Global Education Program has released a resource for Year 4 Science that explores how forces affect movement in different types of sports.

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New Early Entry to Prep Framework

There is a new Early Entry to Prep Framework for state schools to use when processing early entry enrolment applications.

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New early entry to prep framework

Queensland: A State of Learning

The report identifies themes and trends from school reviews conducted by the School Improvement Unit in 2015. A short animated video summarising the key findings is also available.

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The School Improvement Unit's first annual report is now available.

It's not just a courtesy. It's the law.

New posters are now available to raise awareness in school communities that violent or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated at any Queensland state school.

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It's not just a courtesy. It's the law.

Foundations for Success website live

Building on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, languages and strengths is key to delivering quality kindergarten programs.

Visit the Foundations for Success website for information and videos about placing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities at the core of early childhood teaching and learning practice.

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Foundations for success


New senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems announced

Student entrepreneurs create charity DVD to support drought-stricken farmers

2016 Next Step Survey results are now available

New DET website launched featuring a mobile-responsive design and easy-to-navigate menu structure

Teachers' Agreement Certification

School improvement training for principals and associate leaders - available in Term 4

There's still time to purchase your tickets to the 2016 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools Gala Dinner

Congratulations to the 33 excellence award recipients of the 2016 Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art

Queensland: A State of Learning - School Improvement Unit's first annual report now online

New videos to help schools prepare for a school review

Teacher's EB ballot supports proposed certified agreement covering state school teachers, heads of program and school leaders

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