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Non State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme

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Watch the short video on how families can apply for the Non State Schools transport assistance

Access the video here: https://youtu.be/ogWpq7tVaio

Non State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme (NSSTAS)

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Applications are now open for Semester 1, 2021

The Non State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme provides financial assistance for families transporting students to non-state schools in Queensland. To find out more about eligibility requirements visit: schooltransport.com.au

New QCE system survey

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The first graduates from the new Queensland Certificate of Education system completed their schooling in 2020.

The QCAA is seeking your feedback on the new system so that it can maintain high levels of support and assistance to schools and their communities.

An online survey is available for students, parents, teachers and education stakeholders that can be completed anonymously.

We are grateful to you for taking the time to complete this survey.

Click here for the online survey

Community Road Safety Grants – OPENING 26 February 2021

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With the opening of the 2021 round of funding, this is a chance for local community groups and not for profit organisations to apply for up to $20,000 to support local road safety initiatives. Read more here >>

Bishops’ pastoral letter celebrates 200 years

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The Catholic Bishops have written a pastoral letter to school leaders, staff, students and families to mark the 200th anniversary of Catholic education in Australia - launched on Thursday 18 February 2021. Read the Bishops' Pastoral Letter here >>

Catholic Education Celebrating 200 Years

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Catholic Education is celebrating 200 years in Australia, marking the bicentenary of the first Catholic school established in Parramatta, October 1820. Watch the National Launch and explore the website https://200years.catholic.edu.au/ to see some of the moments from generations past and our school communities as they are today.

Queensland School Library Week - Feb 15-18

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From February 15-18, Queensland is celebrating QSLW – Queensland School Library Week to highlight the work accomplished by qualified teacher-librarians and library staff in improving literacy and research skills in print and digital formats.

Schools can encourage students to participate in the Primary and Secondary competitions. Read about all the details and download the free A3 poster, bookmark template, A4 flyer on the Queensland School Library Association(QSLA) website https://www.qsla.org.au/qslw

Catholic schools ready for 2021 challenges

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Queensland Catholic school communities will welcome more than 150,000 students, including around 11,000 excited Preps through the school gates at the start of Term 1, 2021.

Queensland Catholic Education Commission Executive Director Dr Lee-Anne Perry said the 2021 school year would bring another exciting new chapter for Catholic education.

Read the full media release here >>

Where to Next

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Click on the link below to find out more about your dream career.
This week watch a short video on ‘A day in the life of an ACU paramedicine student’

Where to next >>

Parent-school engagement during family separation & divorce

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Click on the link below to find out more about this important USQ research project

Parent invitation-USQ.pdf