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Advancing education consultation report

Following 10 weeks of consultation statewide, more than 1000 Queenslanders overwhelmingly confirmed their support for the direction we have set to advance Queensland through a world-class education system.

The feedback generated through this consultation process is outlined in the Advancing education consultation report which can be downloaded below.

Advancing education consultation report (PDF, 885KB)

Advancing education action plan

The renewed Advancing education: An action plan for education in Queensland responds to the feedback from Queenslanders and outlines the key activities the Queensland Government is taking to support every child and young person to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities they need for the future.

To learn more about our exciting initiatives, download the Advancing education action plan below.

Advancing education: An action plan for education in Queensland (PDF, 2.1MB)

#codingcounts supporting plan

The #codingcounts: A plan for coding and robotics in Queensland state schools outlines a range of initiatives for teaching coding and robotics, and supporting our students to be digital creators and innovators – ready for the jobs of Queensland’s knowledge-based economy.

To learn more about coding and robotics in Queensland state schools, download the #codingcounts supporting plan below.

#codingcounts supporting plan (PDF, 478KB)

Schools of the future STEM strategy

Our Schools of the future strategy to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Queensland state schools includes building teacher capability to transform STEM teaching and engage more students.

To learn more about our plan for STEM in Queensland state schools, download the Schools of the future STEM strategy below.

Schools of the future STEM strategy for Queensland state schools (PDF, 654KB)

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Global schools through languages supporting plan

Our plan for Global schools through languages is supporting Queensland state school students to develop a global mindset, enable them to communicate across languages and cultures and open doors to further study and opportunities.

To learn more about our plan for supporting successful global citizens in Queensland state schools, download the Global schools through languages supporting plan.

Global schools through languages: A plan for supporting successful global citizens in Queensland state schools (PDF, 1.2MB)

Advancing futures

The Queensland Government has released its final position on new senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems - Advancing futures: New senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems in Queensland (PDF, 1.47MB).

The new systems will start for students who enter Year 11 in 2019. Commencement in 2019 will ensure teachers, students and families have time to familiarise themselves with the new arrangements.

The new systems include:

  • a new senior assessment model that combines school-based assessment with external assessment
  • new processes to strengthen the quality and comparability of school-based assessment
  • replacement of the Overall Position tertiary entrance rank with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank
Last updated
13 February 2017