According to Tony Cook PSM, Director-General of the Queensland Department of Education, ensuring every child lives a life of choice, not chance, is key to the state’s delivery of a high-performing and equitable education system.
Five-year-old school, Burpengary State Secondary College in Queensland’s Moreton Bay Region, recently conducted its first self-assessment in order to review its pedagogical practice. Principal Peter Hoehn talks about the importance of regular self-assessment and feedback to ensure students are given every opportunity to thrive.
As part of a recent technology upgrade, Ashgrove State School has made the switch from interactive whiteboards to Epson’s interactive ultra short throw projectors, encouraging greater levels of student collaboration and enhanced functionality.
Aiming to open the doors to a wider range of career choices for students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, a property and infrastructure group has been recognised in Queensland for its school engagement programs. Read more
Daniel Walker, Principal and CEO at Canterbury College, speaks with Education Matters about how creating a happy environment, combined with a focus on wellbeing and modern technology, is setting students up for the future.
Following a meeting of Australia’s education ministers, the national online rollout of NAPLAN has been postponed until 2021, after connectivity issues and computer glitches impacted numerous students who took the test online earlier this year.