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Celebrating 50 years

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) is celebrating 50 years of supporting choice and diversity.

Since the first meeting of the Association in 1968, the organisation has remained committed to promoting, supporting and developing independent schooling in Queensland. Throughout 2018, ISQ will celebrate the achievements of the sector and reflect on the organisation’s contribution to independent schooling.

 

Celebratory Dinner

The inaugural meeting of the Association was held on 18 July 1968 at Brisbane Grammar School, with 29 representatives from 27 schools attending. To mark ISQ’s 50-year milestone, the 2018 AGM and Dinner was held on the same date and in the same location as the inaugural formation meeting, with more than 150 people in attendance.

 

ISQ50.com

In commemoration of the organisation's 50-year anniversary, Independent Schools Queensland has developed a dedicated interactive website providing an interesting historical perspective. Visit www.isq50.com.

 

Commemorative Book

A commemorative book documents the history and achievements of Independent Schools Queensland over the past 50 years and shares stories celebrating the important contribution member schools have made to schooling in the state. Click the link below to read the full story.

Upcoming Events

Funding Certainty for Schools

20 September 2018 - Independent Schools Queensland says the school funding package announced by the Australian Government today provides vital short-term funding certainty for independent schools and also outlines a roadmap for the future.

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Celebrating the Sector's First HALTs

7 September 2018 - Queensland’s independent schooling sector last night celebrated the accomplishments of 25 exceptional educators who have confirmed their places among the nation’s top guns of teaching.

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The impact of the Parental Income Tax measure

16 October 2018 - ISQ ED David Robertson discusses the potential impact of the Parental Income Tax (PIT) measure on funding for the sector. Meanwhile ISQ Director (Strategic Relations), Shari Armistead, together with Senior Advisor (Public Affairs), Justine Nolan examines the power of parental engagement in educational performance.

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