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Parent Engagement – for Parents

From finding an independent school for your child to understanding the simple things you can do to help your child succeed in school and life, the QIS Parents Network is here to help you access the latest information and reliable advice.

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NAPLAN: the answers to parents’ Frequently Asked Questions

How much do you know about NAPLAN? The national point-in-time test has occurred in Australian schools since 2008 and is about to swing back into gear after a 12-month break [ … ]

New data confirms the value of independent schools to Queensland parents

Parental confidence in Queensland independent schools continues to strengthen with new data showing sector enrolments grew by 4.5% between August 2019 and 2020 to more than 130,000 students. The independent [ … ]

Why building a healthy relationship with your child’s teacher is worth your time (and how to go about it)

At the start of every school year, most parents would admit to feeling nervous about meeting their child’s new teacher and working out the best way to ‘break the ice’. [ … ]

‘Thank you for believing in me’: Year 12s pen special tribute to their families and teachers

There’s been plenty written about the unique challenges faced by this year’s graduating Queensland seniors. But through all the twists and turns of 2020 – adapting to a brand new [ … ]