Schools engage with students, staff, parents and carers, and their communities to:
- support students' health and wellbeing
- build a positive learning culture
- improve educational outcomes of students.
Student learning and wellbeing framework
The importance of wellbeing for learning is well evidenced—students learn best in environments where their social, emotional and physical wellbeing is nurtured. The
Student learning and wellbeing framework (PDF, 544KB) and
Accessible version (RTF, 124KB) ensures that schools are equipped with current strategies and resources to implement a whole-school approach to enhancing learning and wellbeing for all students.
Supporting student health and wellbeing policy statement
Supporting student health and wellbeing policy statement supports schools to ensure systems are in place to promote and support the health and wellbeing of students when at school or involved in school activities.
Diversity in Queensland schools
Every student is welcome in our state schools, which are a reflection of Queensland's communities.
Queensland state schools are committed to providing a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for all students, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) students. The Department of Education supports state schools to respond to the individual needs of all students to ensure their wellbeing is nurtured and their learning maximised.
The documents below are designed to assist schools, parents and students to create and maintain safe and supportive environments for our LGBTIQ+ students in state school communities.
Diversity in Queensland schools - Information for principals (PDF, 481KB)
Diversity in Queensland schools - Fact sheet for students (PDF, 387KB)
Diversity in Queensland schools - Fact sheet for parents (PDF, 388KB)
Diversity in Queensland schools - Policy template (PDF, 379KB)
Students in out-of-home care policy statement
Students in out-of-home care policy statement outlines the expectations for schools in supporting students in out-of-home care.