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School Business & Administration

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) provides specialist services and advice to assist independent schools to confidently meet their regulatory and legislative requirements and to provide best practices in the school services they provide.

Some of the school business and administration services ISQ offer include:

  • technical advice on compliance matters and operational management of independent schools
  • general advice and interpretation on a range of school regulatory matters
  • specialist training and development opportunities for relevant school staff 
  • a monitoring service to keep member schools updated on key changes to legislation and regulations
  • advocacy on behalf of the sector on legislative change through representation and submissions to state and federal governments
  • resources including template policies, handbooks and other school documentation.

ISQ also provides advice and resources to anyone:

More information about ISQ's full range of school business and administration services, resources and information is available in our member-only content area.   

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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