Archive for posts tagged with 'schools'

Banned! Queensland schools crack down on tuckshop menus

Parenting

Banned! Queensland schools crack down on tuckshop menus

Remember all those exciting little goodies you used to get from the tuckshop back in school – iced finger buns, flavoure…

Education

Parenting

Brisbane private school fees are the most affordable in any capital city

Brisbane offers the most affordable private education in any Australian capital city, according to new research…

Test

Parenting

Queensland on the rise in NAPLAN results

There’s no gold star for Queensland’s kids in NAPLAN results today, but plenty of improvement on show. The…

St Joseph’s Nudgee College Open Day

Event Guide

St Joseph’s Nudgee College Open Day

An Open Day will be held at St Joseph’s Nudgee College on Saturday 30 May, allowing prospective families an…

Lockers

Parenting

Two Queensland schools at risk of terror attack

More than 50 schools around the country, including two Queensland schools, have been identified as being at risk of a…

Jay Simpson

Health & Fitness

B for Business: Jay Simpson

Ever wanted to be your own boss? Well, plenty of Brisbanites are. In our latest regular feature, we profile ordinary…

Education is key to securing jobs for our kids

Brisbane's Voice

Education is key to securing jobs for our kids

Queensland is a world leader in mining, agriculture and medical research — let’s be in education as well, writes…

Queensland schools lead the charge against bullying

Parenting

Queensland schools lead the charge against bullying

Queensland school students are uniting in record numbers for the fourth annual National Day of Action against Bullying…

Queensland schools gain more independence

Parenting

Queensland schools gain more independence

The start of this school year marked the beginning of a new era for 54 of Queensland’s new Independent Public Schools.…

Great Results Guarantee to improve Queensland students’ performance

Brisbane Extra

Great Results Guarantee to improve Queensland students’ performance

A funding boost of $131million will be provided to Queensland state schools in 2014 as part of a new plan, the Great…

10 new Queensland schools to begin construction

City Talk

10 new Queensland schools to begin construction

The Newman Government has announced that Plenary Schools has been chosen to deliver 10 new schools in addition to the…

The Queensland Plan – a working draft

Brisbane's Voice

The Queensland Plan – a working draft

A working draft of The Queensland Plan was released earlier this month, detailing Queenslanders’ vision for the next…

Education federal funding has been welcomed

City Talk

Education federal funding has been welcomed

Federal Education boost for Queensland Federal education funding has been welcomed by Premier Campbell Newman. The…

A Fresh Start for kids education

Brisbane's Voice

A Fresh Start for kids education

A new initiative designed to improve the quality of teachers and education aims to deliver better educational outcomes…

Schools and hospitals budget winners

Brisbane's Voice

Schools and hospitals budget winners

Health and education score a budget boost while multicultural groups benefit from grants The 2013/14 budget is all…

Plan to improve teacher quality

Brisbane's Voice

Plan to improve teacher quality

The state government’s reform agenda includes a funding boost to reward teachers who get great results Education…

Johnathan Thurston ambassador for reconciliation

Brisbane's Voice

Johnathan Thurston ambassador for reconciliation

The leading rugby league player joins the call for nominations for Reconciliation Awards Nominations are now open for th…

Council drives active travel

Brisbane's Voice

Council drives active travel

A new program encourages school students and parents to adopt a healthier way to travel I want to start this column by…