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Educational Performance & Development

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) is committed to supporting schools to strengthen student outcomes and enhance staff development.

For access to ISQ's full range of information, services and support related to educational performance and development, please visit our member-only content area. Member-only content includes more information about:

  • Supporting teaching and learning. Access to a range of professional learning, online community spaces, learning programs and resources for schools to successfully deliver the curriculum. 
  • Building teacher capacity. Information and support to implement effective, evidence-based performance and development processes that contribute to the growth and development of every teacher.
  • Building leaders. Tailored leadership programs based on individual development needs.
  • Strategic planning and improvement. Tools and support for schools to develop sustainable processes to plan, implement and evaluate improvement strategies that are relevant to their context and unique characteristics.

Non-member schools can also access information related to educational performance and development, including:

  • Australian Curriculum. ISQ has developed progression points in English, Mathematics and Digital Technologies to support teachers in independent schools with the implementation of version 8 of the Australian Curriculum. Progression points are available to non-member schools.
  • Government funded programs. ISQ is an Approved Authority for a number of Australian and Queensland government funded programs and provides advice and assistance to schools on accessing and effectively using government funded programs.
  • Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher certification. As a HALT certifying authority, ISQ provides a nationally consistent approach to certifying teachers according to the advanced career stages of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

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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