Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) respectfully acknowledges past and present traditional owners. ISQ also acknowledges the contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and non-Indigenous Australians to the education of all children and people in this country that we all live in and share together.
Diversity is one of the key strengths of Queensland’s independent schooling sector. Learn more about how Queensland’s independent schools are implementing a range of strategies to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and to foster greater understanding and respect for Indigenous peoples and cultures.
ISQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education brochure
ISQ provides targeted Indigenous education support to member schools through the Federal Government’s Reform Support Fund. This support focuses on:
- student learning
- incorporating Indigenous perspectives into education programs
- school leadership and whole-school planning
- school improvement
- developing Indigenous teacher aides, teachers and emerging leaders
- cultural awareness
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
- Vocational Education and Training (VET)
- professional learning events and online resources.
Latest News & Events
ISQ Briefings - Economic conditions & the sector
17 May 2019 - In this issue of Briefings, ISQ ED David Robertson discusses the impact economic conditions could have on independent schools, while Director (School Improvement & Performance) Mark Newham & Executive Manager (Curriculum & Assessment) Jenene Rosser examine whether learning progressions are the solution the Australian schooling sector needs.Read more
New Evidence Institute Must Make Education Research Classroom Ready and Friendly
1 May 2019 - The priority for a new national evidence institute should be translating education research about what works best in schools into classroom-ready resources, according to Independent Schools Queensland.Read more