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Professional Learning & Events

The provision of high quality professional learning opportunities is a key part of the services offered by Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ). ISQ is proud to offer an extensive calendar of professional learning opportunities to member schools. 

ISQ’s wide range of activities and projects are outlined in the 2017 Professional Learning and Events Directory and on ISQ’s Connect&Learn learning management system.

ISQ’s professional learning and events are offered via a variety of channels including traditional face-to-face, via virtual and online platforms and through blended learning opportunities to enhance the user’s experience while offering flexibility to suit the needs of ISQ members.

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ISQ Events system

The ISQ Events system offers more than 350 workshops, seminars, conferences, forums, programs and webinars. Browse the courses, or use the search facility to find relevant offerings, before proceeding to the event details and booking form.

To access the many event and professional learning offerings, log in or register for an online account. 

Event System User Guide

ISQ Connect&Learn

The provision of high-quality professional learning opportunities is a key part of the work of ISQ. ISQ’s Connect&Learn is an online space for teachers and school leaders to learn, and collaborate in their professional development.

ISQ Connect&Learn currently offers around 60 courses with more added regularly. Courses allow members the opportunity to learn and participate in interactive, online professional development around a schedule that works with their current professional commitments, enabling coursework to be completed at their own pace, at a convenient location and time.

If you are a teacher, school leader, school governor, or you are involved in school business management and administration, log in or register to Connect&Learn to explore the courses and communities that support your career development.

Training on demand

ISQ can tailor training specific to your school and current situation. ISQ’s experts can deliver a learning event at your school or at the purpose built Professional Learning Centre based in Brisbane CBD.

The training ISQ can provide includes, but is not limited to:

  • school business operations
  • child protection
  • employee relations
  • effective governance
  • early childhood matters.

Professional Learning Centre

The ISQ Professional Learning Centre is ISQ’s purpose-built events venue that offers an environment that is flexible, modern and conducive for the delivery of quality professional learning.

Located centrally in the Brisbane CBD, the venue overlooks the Story Bridge and Brisbane River. It is easily accessible by public transport and has several parking facilities close by.

Room capacities

Room Room Size
Round Tables
(6 per table)
Seminar/Cocktail Boardroom
Northern 87 42 60 20
Central 1 58 24 38 N/A
Central 2 60 30 42 N/A
Southern 66 36 50 20
Central 1 + Central 2 118 54 80 N/A
Northern + Central 1 145 66 120 20
Northern + Central 1 + Central 2 205 96 144 N/A


Level 5, 500 Queen Street, Brisbane 4000