Another Blow to Ag Education

School to Industry Partnership Program

The School to Industry Partnership Program, an education program designed to give Queensland children interested in a career in agriculture some insight, will see its state government funding cancelled at the end of this school year. The 14- year-old program had been attracting $181,000 in … [Read more...]

Queensland Senior Students Ready for QCS test

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Year 12 students across Our Towns join with 28,000 students across the state on Tuesday to sit the Queensland Core Skills (QCS) Test this week. The tests, conducted by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) will be Held on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th September. Students … [Read more...]

Spotlight Shines on Teachers & Schools

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Twenty-three exemplary Queensland state schools and educators have been named as finalists in the 2018 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools… and the Regions in the running. Surat State School’s Digital technologies program is nominated for The University of Southern Queensland Showcase … [Read more...]

Tenders Open for School Energy Program

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Solar panels will start to be installed on Queensland state schools over the summer holidays, with tenders now open for the Government’s $97 million Advancing Clean Energy Schools program. The 3-year program targets more than 800 Queensland state schools. The program includes $40 million for … [Read more...]

Cyber bullying workshops

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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...]

Queensland Parents Speak Up On NAPLAN

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Education Minister Grace Grace is calling on parents and caregivers across the regions to provide their views and feedback about NAPLAN as part of a state-wide evaluation of the tests. “Just last month while we were governing from Mackay, I had a conversation with a mother in a local café who … [Read more...]

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

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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...]