For Parents

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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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 [ … ]

A video message of thanks from parents on World Teachers’ Day

Did your child’s teacher go above and beyond during 2020? A note of thanks or a quick word of encouragement means so much to teachers who work hard each and [ … ]