Our education initiatives aim to improve student performance in Queensland state schools as well as assist aspiring, preservice and current teachers with progressing their careers.

Early Years Plan

The Early Years Plan is the Queensland Government’s plan to support all Queensland children to have a great start in life.

Queensland Children’s Wellbeing Framework (QCWF)

The Queensland Children’s Wellbeing Framework aims to provide a common language, aspirations and commitments for the wellbeing of Queensland children aged 0 to 8.

NAPLAN reviews

Queensland has joined with New South Wales and Victoria to lead a comprehensive cross-jurisdictional review of NAPLAN. It will be informed by the research and findings of the 2018 Queensland Review of NAPLAN.

Advancing education

Through Advancing education, the Queensland Government has a plan that will see us take our world-class education system further and prepare our students for the challenges of tomorrow.

Advancing Queensland State Schools

Advancing Queensland State Schools is a $200 million investment program set to fast track state school infrastructure development.

Autism Hub

The Autism Hub is committed to improving educational outcomes for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Every Day Counts

Every Day Counts aims to assist in improving student attendance at school through a shared commitment by students, parents, caregivers, schools and the community.

Global schools through languages

Global schools through languages is supporting Queensland state school students to develop a global mindset, enable them to communicate across languages and cultures, and open doors to further study and opportunities.

Homework Centres​​​

Homework Centres​ will provide a supervised and suitable learning environment to support busy families. S​tudents can complete their homework before they go home.

Intentional Collaboration website

The Intentional Collaboration website supports groups to work, learn and improve together within and across our educational settings.

Investing for Success (I4S)

In 2021, the Queensland Government will invest approximately $290 million in Queensland state schools through the Investing for Success (I4S) initiative.

Queensland senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems

The Queensland Government is introducing new senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems for students entering Year 11 from 2019.

Reading Centre

The Reading Centre champions reading as an essential life skill and a rewarding pastime. It provides specialist advice to educators and parents on how to teach reading and support readers, including strategies for students with dyslexia.

Respectful Relationships

The Respectful Relationships education program has been developed as part of the Queensland Government's commitment to address domestic and family violence. Students from Prep to Year 12 will learn the skills they need to develop respectful and ethical relationships free of violence.

State Schools Improvement Strategy

State Schools Improvement Strategy provides an overview of our improvement agenda and identifies the key elements we are using to enhance improvement across our system to enable every student to succeed.

Solid Pathways

Solid Pathways—STEM is a unique, academic extension program that supports high-achieving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from years 4–6.


The department is focused on increasing student performance and participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.​​

Last updated 27 June 2021