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Making waves for a brighter futureThe glistening water beckons. Seagulls swoon. There are no school bells. No early morning hectic rush. Just the lure of the waves, the fresh sea air, and an ocean of opportunity.2019-11-10T14:00:00Z
Students lead the way at ‘Super Refueller’ tuckshopAt Ipswich State High School, students are getting involved in the healthy food their tuckshop serves.2019-10-31T14:00:00Z
Students lend helping hand to groundskeeperWhen a group of East Brisbane State School students noticed their school oval drying out due to overshadowing high-rises and parking overflow from the Gabba, they desperately wanted to help their much-admired groundskeeper, Mr Lance.2019-10-31T14:00:00Z
Pedal-powered fun with Prep BuddiesLittle legs a-blur, pedals pumping, smiles wide–this is the Tour de France for preppies!2019-10-27T14:00:00Z
Creating opportunities for our students—State Education Week is on againInformation on what’s happening in the department.2019-10-20T14:00:00Z
No stopping Bray Park’s favourite crossing supervisorInformation on what’s happening in the department.2019-10-20T14:00:00Z
Munching and crunching at Coombabah State SchoolStudents at Coombabah State School are munching and crunching on healthy snacks during their morning session to boost their energy levels and help them focus on their studies.2019-10-13T14:00:00Z
Patting a dog is as relaxing as eating chocolate!Numerous studies across the world have shown that the human–animal bond has huge benefits. 2019-10-13T14:00:00Z
Choosing success at Cavendish Road State High SchoolYear 10 student Jahla Harvey has been exploring her individual interests, values and skills to uncover potential career pathways and choose relevant subjects for Years 11 and 12.2019-10-06T14:00:00Z
Growing careers in agricultureNot many schools have a 12-hectare on-site agricultural centre for students to learn beekeeping, aquaponics, hydroponics, livestock management and other highly sought-after agricultural skills—but Wilsonton State High School does.2019-10-06T14:00:00Z
Big school, bigger heartIt’s a big school but it’s the small random acts of kindness (RAKS) that are shaping Redlynch State College’s reputation in the Far North Queensland community. 2019-09-29T14:00:00Z
Students discover power of the breath at BrightonClose your eyes. Focus on the breath. And simply observe, the inhalation...and the exhalation.2019-09-29T14:00:00Z
Full house for music campIt was a full house on and off stage when 284 music students from the South East Region performed to a packed audience at the Gold Coast Recreation Centre, following a four-day music camp.2019-09-22T14:00:00Z
Early Preneurs make reading yummyIt seems you are never too young to engage an entrepreneurial spirit.2019-09-15T14:00:00Z
Photo finish for first Fortitude Valley State Secondary College studentNew Farm State School Year 6 student Freya has made history as the first student enrolled at the new Fortitude Valley State Secondary College. 2019-09-15T14:00:00Z
Accepting the sizzling solar oven challengeStudents and parents from Woorabinda State School discovered just how much fun science could be, coming together recently to transform the special education unit into a solar oven laboratory during National Science Week. 2019-09-08T14:00:00Z
AKA the fire ant tracker makes a paws-itive difference in Queensland state schools‘Aka the fire ant tracker’ is proving that fire ant safety is nothing to be sniffed at.2019-09-08T14:00:00Z
Language activism at YarrabahAs with many Australian Aboriginal languages, a couple of hundred years of European settlement has virtually eradicated languages that had been around for thousands of years.2019-09-01T14:00:00Z
Recognising Queensland’s Early Childhood EducatorsAssistant educator Julie Amaral, from Kirwan in Townsville, has been working in early childhood education for 20 years – about as long as she’s been a mother. 2019-09-01T14:00:00Z
STEM teachers build space station on Mars!Two dedicated Queensland teachers were the first Australian participants to join 50 educators from 29 countries for the second annual International STEM Studio held in California earlier this month.2019-08-25T14:00:00Z
Students have the courage to careIt’s a seemingly innocuous rug. Yet it is woven with priceless memories and stitched with the symbolism of survival.2019-08-25T14:00:00Z
Empowering extraordinary mindsGirl power has well and truly been turbo charged in Central Queensland, thanks to an innovative STEM camp geared specifically for Year 9 students.2019-08-18T14:00:00Z
Reading is my secret powerCelebrate the joy of reading with our schools this week. During Book Week our students will be reading books, telling stories, creating displays and putting on costumes to highlight the importance of reading. 2019-08-18T14:00:00Z
Eidsvold students take over the townLanguage, at Eidsvold State School, is not just about textbooks and flash cards. It’s about bringing the Wakka Wakka language to life – at the school and to the community.2019-08-11T14:00:00Z
Science Week 2019 takes offWe think. We dare. We wonder. Explore. Experiment. Investigate. This is what science is all about and from 10–18 August National Science Week Australia celebrates science and technology.2019-08-11T14:00:00Z
Artists in the making at Rosella Park SchoolA group of students from Rosella Park School recently showed off their artistic creations as part of a community art installation at Gladstone Airport.2019-08-04T14:00:00Z
Creative students have their time to shine A massive congratulations to the 1,500 state school students, and the teachers, support staff, creative partners and sponsors for wowing audiences with this year’s Creative Generation - State Schools Onstage.2019-08-04T14:00:00Z
Students in The Gap clean up Fish CreekTurning the tide on the adverse effects of urban development, staff and students at Hilder Road State School are improving the health of their local creek. 2019-07-28T14:00:00Z
Palm Beach Currumbin kicking sustainability goalsThe school community at Palm Beach Currumbin State High School is passionate about caring for their local environment and has a long list of sustainability initiatives in place to reduce their environmental footprint.2019-07-07T14:00:00Z
Helensvale students walk together with courageAs a symbol of their unity and respect for each other, students, staff and parents of Helensvale State School walked together with courage during National Reconciliation Week.2019-06-30T14:00:00Z
Human Powered Vehicle champions in the makingThe Fraser Coast 24 hour Human Powered Vehicle Championship is an annual event held on the street circuit within the historical precinct of Maryborough CBD.2019-06-30T14:00:00Z
Rolleston students make every container countStudents and parents at Rolleston State School are on track to raise a staggering $28,000 each year, just by recycling rubbish.2019-06-23T14:00:00Z
Wide Bay students balance the booksWide Bay's savviest business students are set to pin their entrepreneurial skills against like-minded teenagers at the national final of CQUniversity's Schools Business Challenge.2019-06-23T14:00:00Z
Corporate staff get cooking for charityDuring National Volunteers’ Week, 12 enthusiastic Department of Education staff swapped the office for the kitchen in support of local charity FareShare.2019-06-16T14:00:00Z
Prioritising primary reading for successWhile developing literacy skills is a priority for most schools, students and teachers at Jamboree Heights State School definitely put reading at the heart of their learning success.2019-06-16T14:00:00Z
Peace Ranger lands at schoolAs the mascot of positive behaviour for learning (PBL) activities, the Inala Peace Ranger has found his new home at Inala State School.2019-06-09T14:00:00Z
Percussion workshop goes off with a bangPercussion workshop goes off with a bang2019-06-09T14:00:00Z
Learning to surf at schoolThe Miami State High School Surfing Excellence Program is new in 2019 and is already attracting applicants from all around the world.2019-06-02T14:00:00Z
Principals tackle the Kokoda ChallengeA team of primary school principals from the South East region are preparing for the gruelling 96km Gold Coast Kokoda Challenge in July.2019-06-02T14:00:00Z
Ned's toothbrush is a global changemakerSt Bernard State School captain Ned Heaton won the Be the Change award for his campaign to ban plastic toothbrushes and reduce ocean pollution.2019-05-26T14:00:00Z
P&C takes the lead on saving the reefStudents at Belgian Gardens State School came up with a novel way to help save clownfish in the wild and, with the help of the P&C, the Reef Belgian Gardens program is already making an impact.2019-05-26T14:00:00Z
Volunteers – making a world of differenceDuring National Volunteer Week, we say thank you to all the wonderful volunteers helping out in our Queensland state schools.2019-05-19T14:00:00Z
A whacky way to walk safely to schoolWearing whacky socks on a group walk to school was a great way to raise awareness of National Walk Safely to School Day.2019-05-19T14:00:00Z
Taming the Tully, students take on the rapidsIn less than two weeks, students from Cairn’s Redlynch State College and St. Andrews Catholic College, will compete in a once in a lifetime event – the World White Water Rafting Championships on the Tully River.2019-05-12T14:00:00Z
Milpera State High School promotes girl power through educationFormer Milpera State High School student Soheila Mohammed is back at the school supporting students as a teacher aide while she completes her education degree2019-05-05T14:00:00Z
Students dance from CGEN to SingaporeCreated by Brisbane’s The Hood Dance Academy, the group have been rehearsing and performing for around 5 years with dancers of various experience levels, ages and dance styles all taking part.2019-04-28T14:00:00Z
Transforming lives through netballImproved confidence, comradery, health and education outcomes — the girls at Cairns State High School and Bremer State High School have been shooting goals lately2019-04-28T14:00:00Z
A school for generations…Over 50 years a school changes, but one thing that has remained constant is the love for a school one Brisbane family has shared over three generations.2019-04-22T14:00:00Z
Queensland students uncover our Anzac historyTaking real life learning to a whole new level, a group of Queensland students and teachers have uncovered some extraordinary military history links thanks to the 2019 Premier's Anzac Prize.2019-04-22T14:00:00Z
Pathways to career successFor many secondary students, planning their future and finding their way through the maze of study and career options can be challenging, but some students are pursuing their study individualised Senior Education and Training (SET) plans.2019-04-16T14:00:00Z

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28 August 2018