The 2017 Premier's Reading Challenge runs until 25 August for Prep to Year 9. Help us to reach our target of 2.5 million books read. Also check out some great competitions being run by our program partners.
Congratulations to the 68 young Queenslanders who were recently recognised for achieving the highest level of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - the Gold Award.
Speech Pathology Week runs 20-26 August. Ensuring that everyone can communicate successfully means that, in our schools, everyone belongs, everyone learns, and everyone achieves. The department's speech-language pathologists are vital members of the educational team supporting access and inclusion of students with speech language communication needs in the classroom.
Children start school with a range of early literacy and numeracy knowledge, skills and understandings. The Early Start literacy and numeracy materials support teachers to determine each student's early literacy knowledge, skills and understandings by using a series of tasks developed specifically for Queensland.
In the age of globalisation, it is more important than ever to help students succeed as global citizens by developing cultural understanding and languages.
2017 state school calendar (PDF, 309KB)