The Department of Education is committed to inclusive education and continuous improvement to maximise education outcomes for students with disability.
As part of this commitment the Minister for Education approved an independent wide-ranging review into disability policy in Queensland state schools. Deloitte Access Economics was successful in an open tender process to undertake this review.
The Queensland Disability Review report (PDF, 2.0MB) and the Executive Summary (PDF, 418KB) provide a comprehensive discussion of findings and offer a number of recommendations for the department to consider about:
- the overarching policy goals and framework
- workforce policy, training and capability development
- resourcing and the processes and governance that support this
- educational practice
- leadership and culture.
The department welcomes the findings and the recommendations as an opportunity to refresh and renew its focus on improving the educational outcomes for all students with disability. A new Assistant Director-General Disability and Inclusion role will lead the implementation of recommendations from the review, now outlined in the Disability Review Response Plan (PDF, 3.0MB).
Ministerial media statements
02 June 2016 - Independent review to examine disability schooling
26 July 2016 - Deloitte to lead disability schooling review