Through the National Education Agreement (NEA), all Australian governments, as members of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) have agreed to ensure that Australian school students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to participate effectively in society and employment in a global economy.
The Queensland Government is committed to ensuring the state's education system is world-class. In support of this goal, the government is implementing a reform agenda that contributes to achieving national and state goals, outcomes and targets. Within its strategic plan, the Department of Education, Training and Employment identifies four key strategic focus areas for school education: School curriculum; Teaching practice; Principal leadership and school capability; and School and community partnerships.
The Queensland Education Performance Review identified that high expectations, deep knowledge, targeted teaching and continuous monitoring are required to significantly improve student outcomes. It is critical for improved student outcomes that all parts of the system are focused on improving classroom teaching.
The School Planning, Reviewing and Reporting Framework 2012 - 2015 details the school improvement processes of reviewing, planning and reporting to be enacted in Queensland state schools to implement state and national reforms, and to ensure improved learning outcomes for all students.
This page was last reviewed on 05 Sep 2012