Global Schools – Creating successful global citizens

The Queensland Government through the Department of Education, Training and Employment, recently released the discussion paper Global Schools – Creating successful global citizens.  This paper identifies the importance of embedding an international approach to learning in Queensland schools and outlines proposed future directions to enable this. It envisages a system in which all state schools

Great Results Guarantee 2015

The Queensland Government has announced that it is investing a total of $183 million in additional funding for state schools to improve student performance. This is an increase of $52 million from the Government’s investment in this initiative in 2014. For a break down of allocations visit

Queensland senior assessment, reporting and Overall Position (OP) tertiary entrance review recommendations released

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) review of Queensland senior assessment, reporting and Overall Position (OP) tertiary entrance processes has been completed and the recommendations are now available at  

P&Cs Qld welcomes new annual partner: Official Schoolwear and Schoolshoponline

P&Cs Queensland is excited to partner with Official Schoolwear and Schoolshoponline to give all P&Cs access to cutting-edge technology which we believe will assist P&Cs to increase fundraising from their uniform shops. Official offers Australia’s leading integrated information technology systems that can save time and help P&Cs manage a positive uniform shop. Official’s proprietary technology

Important Survey Coming Up

P&Cs Qld has partnered with the University of Queensland and the Department of Education, Training and Employment to carry out a research project focussing on parent engagement practices in Queensland and investigating ways to enhance these. We need your support to derive an accurate snapshot, and in the next few weeks will be launching surveys

CareMonkey: Free school trial

CareMonkey is a health and safety system used by schools, clubs and other groups with a duty of care. It has an innovative parent-controlled electronic medical form that eliminates paper forms and administration overhead for schools, clubs and parents. The system then makes the appropriate emergency forms instantly available to the teacher/coach on smartphones, tablets

Passing of QCPCA Life Member Bob Rossi

Sadly, Bob Rossi passed away on Saturday 31 May 2014 aged 64 years. Bob was a past State Vice-President, State President, Outstanding Service Award Recipient and State Life Member of our Association. We have very fond memories of Bob – his sugar cane farming and his ability to catch a lot of fish. He was