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Information for parents

Independent schools offer parents a wide choice for their children's education through a partnership between parents, students and the school. 

Parents choose independent schools for their:

  • high educational standards
  • moral and spiritual values
  • pastoral care and discipline
  • programs to meet the needs and interests of individual students
  • strong home-school partnerships
  • extra- and co-curricular activities.

Independent Schools Queensland can provide information to help you to:

Upcoming Events

Re-engaging students in education

22 June 2018 - Young people who have disengaged from mainstream education now represent 1 in every 80 students enrolled at Queensland independent schools, contradicting a common public perception that the sector only caters for the privileged.

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Economic factors influencing the sector

19 June 2018 - This issue of Briefings looks at the economic factors influencing the health of the independent schooling sector and examines Cognitive Load Theory and the learning limits of students. 

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ISQ responds to Qld Budget

12 June 2018 - Independent Schools Queensland has welcomed the record allocation of $98.4m to support capital works in non-state schools in the 2018-19 Queensland Budget handed down today.

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