New President for ICPA

Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association.

Tammie Irons is the new president of the Queensland Council of the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association. Tammie moves from a position as one of the group’s two vice presidents and takes the reins from Kim Hughes who retires after serving in the role for 3 years. Tammie first joined the … [Read more...]

Cyber bullying workshops

Cyber Bullying

Interested Roma and St George residents will have the opportunity to learn about the threat of cyber bullying and how to help young people combat it at two special workshops in mid-July. South West Hospital and Health Service Regional Adversity Coordinator Gavin Johannesen says the workshops … [Read more...]

P&C Day and P&C of the Year Awards

P&C Qld

Where would they be? Our schools that is, without the hard work of local P&C’s. P&C Day and the P&C of the Year Awards are held every year and now is the time to start thinking about nominating with nominations open from P&C Day this year. And we need also to remember P&C … [Read more...]

Rural Students Urged to Get Snapping

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Young photographers are being asked to get clicking and capture images to attract new teachers to regional, rural and remote areas. Education Minister Grace Grace today launched the Teach Queensland Style Student Photo Competition. The Teach Queensland Style campaign aims to feature short … [Read more...]

2018 Education Awards Open for Nominations

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Queensland state schools, teachers and principals can nominate for the 2018 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools. More than $619,000 in grant funding is available to celebrate state school education success across 11 award categories this year. The Showcase Awards are an annual … [Read more...]

New Independence Rules for Regional Students

Youth Allowance and centrelink

Students from regional and remote areas will be able to start university sooner because of changes that make it easier for them to be considered “independent” for student payments. To qualify as independent for Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY Living Allowance, students from regional or remote areas … [Read more...]

Students to Promote Teaching

Teach Queensland

Students in rural and remote areas will be encouraged to market their communities as great places to live and teach by taking part in a Teach Queensland Style photo competition. The State Government initiative encourages students and their families to produce short promotional videos showcasing … [Read more...]

It’s More Than an Apple for Teacher Today

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Our state, Catholic and independent schools in Our Towns are celebrating World Teachers’ Day today and Education Minister Kate Jones is singing their praises. The Minister says World Teachers’ Day gives the community an opportunity to stop and reflect on the hard work, dedication and commitment … [Read more...]