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Every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Succeeding

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​Purpose

To assist schools with improving one of the four targets under the Every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Succeeding (PDF, 1.7MB) strategy, as determined by their Regional Director based on regional performance: Improve the proportion of students achieving a C or above in English, reduce the number of students receiving multiple school disciplinary absences by 2022, improve the proportion of educators who strongly agree they are confident in embedding cultural perspectives in learning by 30% by 2022, and increase the student retention rated from Years 10-12 to 90% by 2022.​

Duration of program

2021 - December 2022

Eligibility

State schools with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Each regional director will determine which target to best invest in under the profile and choose schools based on their performance against one of the 4 Every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Succeeding strategy targets, efficiencies of scale, and strategy discussions with State Schools – Indigenous Education.​

Allocation of funds

Each region will receive $100,000.

Regional directors determine payment amounts to schools, based on their performance against one of the 4 Every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Succeeding strategy targets, efficiencies of scale and strategy discussions with State Schools – Indigenous Education.

Metropolitan region

This region will provide funding for a Senior Project Officer to be allocated to the host school to cover salary costs.

​South East region

Program managed by the region with no distribution to schools.

​North Coast region

  • Funds used by the region to manage and deliver program outcomes that contribute to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students succeeding.

  • Funding (up to $10,000) provided to schools to support individual Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island students to achieve a QCE, to complete certificates or access additional courses that contribute to their QCE points. Eligible schools will be identified through the regional QCE data collection and contacted directly.

​Darling Downs South West region

Program managed by the region with no distribution to schools.

​Central region

  • Funds utilised by the region in order to develop a tailored professional learning program to build confident and capable school principals and regional leaders of inclusion with a focus on every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student succeeding.

  • Funds used to continue to build the inclusive and cultural knowledge of principals to enhance authentic engagement with indigenous families and students.

  • Some funds provided to schools as part of NSIT training through the Education Improvement Branch (Focus—Indigenous Lens).

​Norther Queensland region

  • Funds are utilised by the region to support programs in alignment with regional priorities and school improvement plans. 

  • Some funds are distributed to schools to deliver on program outcomes.

​Far North Queensland region

  • Schools will be invited to apply for funding, outlining a school proposal, using the Department of Education Key Priorities.

  • A selection panel will assess applications against a criteria matrix and rating system.

  • Schools will be notified of successful applications and monies will be appropriated in Semester 1 each year. 

Payment detail

Payment amounts and timing will be ad hoc throughout the year, determined and coordinated by the relevant Regional Office.

​Data requirements

Data item
Data source
Due date
2020 Indigenous student data
Strategy and Performance Reporting Portal
March 2021

How to apply

Schools do not need to apply for this funding. Entitlements are automatically calculated and paid each year.​

Further information

Every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Succeeding (PDF, 1.7MB)

Contact

Central Queensland
Telephone (07) 4842 8300

Darling Downs and South West
Telephone (07) 4616 3771

Far North Queensland
Telephone (07) 4037 3822

Metropolitan
Telephone (07) 3028 8052

North Coast
Telephone (07) 3203 9000

North Queensland
Telephone (07) 4758 3222

South East
Telephone (07) 5656 6688​




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Last updated 24 September 2021