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Annual report

​​​​​​The Annual Report 2017-18 details our achievements, performance and financial position for the 2017-18 financial year against our strategic plan. It supports our commitment to accountability to the Queensland Parliament and the community. 

The report is prepared in accordance with the Financial Accountability Act 2009 and the Financial and Performance Management Standard 2009.


Section 1

Our annual report

Section 2

About the department

Section 3

Our organisation

Section 4

Chief Finance Officer's report

Section 5

Our service performance

Section 6

Our people


 

 

Kindy is a ‘deadly’ choiceKindy is a ‘deadly’ choicehttps://qed.qld.gov.au/det-publications/reports/Pages/department-annual-report/kindy-is-a-deadly-choice.aspx1/11/2018 6:56:28 AM633172<img alt="" src="/det-publications/reports/annualreportimages/jt-with-children.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />1/10/2018 6:01:32 AMThe Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) and the Department of Education are working together to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children as they transition into kindy.
Working with families to improve outcomes for childrenWorking with families to improve outcomes for childrenhttps://qed.qld.gov.au/det-publications/reports/Pages/department-annual-report/working-with-families-improve-outcomes-children.aspxThrough the Pathways for Early Learning and Development initiative, early childhood educators are working alongside family support workers.1/11/2018 6:56:31 AM20545119<img alt="" src="/det-publications/reports/annualreportimages/PELD.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2/10/2018 11:38:46 PMThrough the Pathways for Early Learning and Development initiative, early childhood educators are working alongside family support workers.
Swayneville State School 'pop-up' campusSwayneville State School 'pop-up' campushttps://qed.qld.gov.au/det-publications/reports/Pages/department-annual-report/swayneville-ss-pop-up-campus.aspxThe pop-up school became a fully functioning, temporary campus of Swayneville State School providing continued education for those primary-aged students affected by a tropical cyclone.1/11/2018 6:56:30 AM2124698<img alt="" src="/det-publications/reports/annualreportimages/case-study-image-teal.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />3/10/2018 12:35:05 AMThe pop-up school became a fully functioning, temporary campus of Swayneville State School providing continued education for those primary-aged students affected by a tropical cyclone.
Welcomed, engaged, learning and achievingWelcomed, engaged, learning and achievinghttps://qed.qld.gov.au/det-publications/reports/Pages/department-annual-report/welcomed-engaged-learning-and-achieving.aspx1/11/2018 6:56:31 AM31508108<img alt="" src="/det-publications/reports/annualreportimages/mercedes-withbrooke-and-mIllie.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />1/10/2018 10:40:59 PMMercedes loves going to school. She’s involved in school activities and enjoys spending time with her friends. She has Down syndrome and a hearing impairment but that does not stop her from being included in the classroom.
Supporting students to ‘Be well Learn well'Supporting students to ‘Be well Learn well'https://qed.qld.gov.au/det-publications/reports/Pages/department-annual-report/supporting-students-to-be-well-learn-well.aspx1/11/2018 6:56:30 AM31509127<img alt="" src="/det-publications/reports/annualreportimages/case-study-image-green.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />1/10/2018 10:50:19 PMThe integration of early intervention and health promoting methodologies in remote school settings is central to the Be well Learn well program.
Connecting recruiters and potential employeesConnecting recruiters and potential employeeshttps://qed.qld.gov.au/det-publications/reports/Pages/department-annual-report/connecting-recruiters-and-potential-employees.aspx1/11/2018 6:56:26 AM3151089<img alt="" src="/det-publications/reports/annualreportimages/career-fair-central-QLD-region.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />1/10/2018 10:58:24 PMThe recruitment of highly capable teachers remains one of our highest priorities with the annual Teach Queensland and Teach Rural career fairs examples of a different avenue to recruit and retain teachers.
Power line risk sparks innovation at Bishopp BillboardsPower line risk sparks innovation at Bishopp Billboardshttps://qed.qld.gov.au/det-publications/reports/Pages/department-annual-report/power-line-risk-sparks-innovation-at-bishopp-billboards.aspx1/11/2018 6:56:30 AM3151194<img alt="" src="/det-publications/reports/annualreportimages/bishopp-billboards.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />1/10/2018 11:06:12 PMInstalling billboard signage can be a dangerous business when the billboard is near overhead power lines.
Advocating for quad bike safetyAdvocating for quad bike safetyhttps://qed.qld.gov.au/det-publications/reports/Pages/department-annual-report/advocating-for-quad-bike-safety.aspx1/11/2018 6:56:25 AM8227412<img alt="" src="/det-publications/reports/annualreportimages/advocating-for-quad-bike-safety.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />1/10/2018 11:09:26 PMDomenic Cocco was seven years old when he persuaded his mum, Jodie, to let him have a go on a kid’s bike belonging to a family friend. Seconds after he jumped on, Dom hit a power pole and was thrown onto the bitumen.


Providing feedback

We continually strive to meet best practice reporting standards and value the views of our readers. We invite you to provide feedback on this report by completing a survey on the Get Involved website.

Copies of this publication and open data reports can be obtained at the departments annual report page and data.qld.gov.au, by phoning 13 74 68, emailing GS&P@qed.qld.gov.au or by contacting:

Department of Education
Governance Strategy and Planning
PO Box 15033
City East QLD 4002.

Disclaimer

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The official copies of the annual report, as tabled in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, can be accessed from the Queensland Parliament's tabled papers website database.

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Last updated
02 November 2018