Provisional schools in Queensland
Many schools celebrating jubilee or centenary anniversaries began as provisional schools. This brief historical account, written by Eddie Clark, an employee of the education history unit, will help to explain why and how provisional schools were established in Queensland.
- The growth of provisional schools, 1876-1908
- Reduction in the number of provisional schools in 1909
- A stabilised situation
- Moves to abolish provisional schools, 1947-1966
- Establishment of Provisional Schools (Extract from the 1897 Regulations of the Department of Public Instruction)