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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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Transitions: supporting your child with return-to-school

The start of any new school year brings with it a mixture of nerves and excitement for most children. This year, Queensland families are also dealing with an added layer [ … ]

Year 12 external assessments: resources and information to help your child prepare

Term 4 exam season is just around the corner for our Year 12 students. Experts in learning and the teenage brain have lots of great advice for Year 12 parents [ … ]

“Making that extra connection”: how this independent school is bringing parents closer to their children’s learning

At Cannon Hill Anglican College in Brisbane’s inner-east, parents have always been valued members of the school community.  But a pilot program running in the Junior School’s Japanese language classrooms [ … ]

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 [ … ]