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What Parents Want Survey

What Parents Want – an Independent Schools Queensland Survey examines the decision-making process parents undertake when choosing an independent school, including cultural influences, varying sources of information, and the relative importance of a myriad of factors that can guide school choice.

Between 30 April to 8 June 2018 independent school parents were invited to take part in the latest survey - the fourth in a series of surveys ISQ has commissioned over the past 12 years - to provide valuable insights into their school selection choices.

2018 Key Findings

The key findings from the 2018 survey provide important insights into factors that influence parental choice in Queensland’s independent schooling sector, while giving schools strong basis on which to formulate strategy and decision-making in the future.

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