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School Improvement Unit - School Reviews


To assist schools with costs associated with the school review program.

The Department of Education regularly reviews Queensland state schools to ensure they're delivering a quality education to students.

All Queensland state schools have a review at least every four years.

There are three types of school reviews:

Duration of program



State Schools (including IPS, Special and OEEC).

Allocation of funds

School Principals in the peer reviewer roles: All Queensland state school principals are invited to be trained as peer reviewers and will be offered a chance to participate in a school review. Principals from Band 5, 6 and 7 schools working as peer reviewers are able to receive assistance with TRS to participate in reviews. Current TRS Rate x Number of Days for the review.

Self-determined reviews: Funding, to a maximum of $4650, is available towards the cost of a self-determined review.

Payment details

Payments are made on receipt of a claim form and will be made in the next available monthly payment to schools.

Data requirements

Data itemData sourceDue date
Claim formPrincipalAs required
Number of days for reviewSIUAs required
TRS rateSchool based salariesEvery semester

How to apply

Schools may claim funds by completing a claim form (available from the SIU) and returning by email to the School Improvement Unit at

Further information

For further information, please refer to the school reviews website or the contact number below.


School Improvement Unit
Telephone: 07 3032 2209

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