​Department apps


Our useful range of mobile device apps includes school information finders, a language development app, and an iPad story app to help children with their social and emotional development.

Look out for new additions as we continue to develop interesting and relevant apps for both children and adults.

Sally and Possum app

Sally and Possum Season 1 (iPad only)

Sally and Possum Season 1. The world's first app exclusively in Australian Sign Language (Auslan). Join TV's Sally and Possum as they combine Auslan and game-based learning to improve literacy and numeracy in deaf and hearing-impaired children aged 4-6.

Sally and Possum Season 2 (iPad only)

Sally and Possum Season 2. Sally and Possum are back! Join them as they continue their quest for knowledge and adventure using Australian Sign Language (Auslan) in a series of challenging and rewarding games.

QSchools app

Interact with your favourite Queensland state schools through the QSchools app and receive up-to-the-minute updates. The app integrates with the department's preferred school website platform to allow users to see when news, events and newsletters are posted to their favourite school website. Users can also see other useful information provided by the school such as tuckshop menus, uniform shop information, class times and social media feeds.

The app will enable the school community to receive real-time notifications about statewide emergency alerts as well as school push notifications through the app.

QParents app

QParents is a secure, online portal created by the Department of Education to provide parents of Queensland state school students with 24-hour access to their child's information. QParents allows you to securely access information about your child and communicate directly with your child's school: anytime, anywhere.

Queensland schools app

Queensland schools app lets you access information about Queensland state schools, independent and Catholic schools. Locate your nearest school and their contact details, website addresses and other related information. Filter results based on your selection and save your favourite locations.


SPEAK app (Speaking Promotes Education And Knowledge) provides lots of fun, free activities, ideas and information for parents, carers and educators to support and nurture language development in children from 0 to 6 years of age.

The Allen Adventure iPad app

This story is about Allen, a young visitor from another planet, who is new to school and learning how to get on with his Earthling classmates. It is suitable for children from 3 to 8 years of age. The Allen Adventure iPad app explores social and emotional skills that children need to make friends, to get on with others and to deal with unpleasant or difficult behaviour from other children.

Out and About app

Give your child a flying start in literacy by helping them practise their sight words when they are 'out and about'. The Out and About app is aimed at Prep to Grade 2 students to help them master the first 100 sight words.

Last updated 12 November 2020