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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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Bringing parents closer to their child’s learning: insights from our EPIC parent engagement project

Parent engagement is by no means a new concept in education circles. Research over the last 60 years, conducted here in Australia and overseas, has proven its value – and [ … ]

Boost to Non-State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme in State Budget

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) has welcomed the ongoing capital funding for non-state schools, and a boost to the Non-State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme, outlined in the 2022-23 State Budget. Eligible [ … ]

How do schools engage busy parents? Make any requests small – offered often – and always optional, experts say

“Tweaking” the way schools communicate with their families can result in more effective parent engagement, which in turn can lead to improved academic and social outcomes for children, educators have [ … ]

The review of the Australian Curriculum: an update

Strong curriculum, quality teaching & orderly classrooms are the Australian Government’s priorities for school education – with Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge signalling further work would still be required on [ … ]