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Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) produces a range of corporate publications designed to provide information on priorities, activities, and management.

Flagship Programs

Our Schools – Our Future

One of ISQ's Flagship Programs, Our Schools – Our Future research promotes informed public policy debate on the issues affecting our members. The research explores trends and issues in key areas that impact the nature and performance of our school education systems. 

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An ISQ Flagship Program, Governance provides tailored services and professional development to support school boards and leadership teams to govern effectively and confidently. 

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Great Teachers in Independent Schools

An ISQ Flagship Program, empowering schools to deliver sustainable practices to lead and develop their teachers and school leaders.

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School Improvement Services

One of ISQ's Flagship Programs, School Improvement Services guides schools to develop and implement evidence-based strategies for improvement and confidently shape the future of a school.

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Corporate Publications

2020 Annual Report

In response to the immense challenges of 2020, Independent Schools Queensland realigned services and support to meet the needs of member schools and help them manage the rapidly changing schooling environment, while continuing to fulfill their individual missions to support their respective communities.

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Past Annual Reports: 2019 | 2018 | 2017

ISQ Strategic Plan 2018-2020

Outlining the mission, vision and key strategic priorities for Independent Schools Queensland.

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2020 Membership Report

ISQ's Membership Report provides a statistical overview of member schools, membership growth, affiliations, size of school, funding and distribution of member schools according to local government areas, federal and state electorates.

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ISQ Research Framework

The framework articulates a set of adopted principles of research, the role of research within and across the spectrum of ISQ’s activities, and the relationship between identified priority research themes and ISQ’s strategic directions.

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The Value of Independent Schools

Independent schools are valued institutions and a pivotal part of Queensland’s education system.

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Diversity in Independent Schools

Independent schools are as diverse as the communities they serve and offer parents a choice in the education of their children. They enable families to select a school that best serves their child’s needs.

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Independent Schools: Choice in Schooling

Queensland parents have been exercising their right to school choice for as long as some of the state’s oldest independent schools have been serving their local communities – more than 150 years.

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Parent and Community Engagement

Independent Schools Queensland and the QIS Parents Network have joined forces to elevate and enhance parent and community engagement in independent schools.

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Study in Queensland Independent Schools

Studying at a Queensland independent school provides international students with a unique opportunity to further their education while learning about Australian life and culture.

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Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher Certifying Service

Teachers certified as HALT by ISQ will be recognised nationally by all systems, states, and territories who certify high-performing teachers.

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2021 Membership Benefits

ISQ is continually expanding support services and resources for member schools to ensure they remain up-to-date with significant policy changes and have the necessary support to enhance their school services. Members of ISQ benefit from a wide range of services created specifically to meet their needs.

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50 Years Celebrating Choice and Diversity: 1968-2018

This commemorative book documents the history and achievements of Independent Schools Queensland over the past 50 years and shares stories celebrating the important contribution member schools have made to schooling in the state.

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