Case studies are published throughout the year and feature schools that have generated significant improvement gains, as identified in a recent school review.
Connecting curriculum and the community at Albany Creek State High School (April 2021) (PDF, 1.3MB)
Connection is the key to success at Albany Creek State High School. Effective collaboration between school staff has seen an effective alignment of curriculum, assessment and pedagogical practice.
Mudgeeraba Special School (November 2019) (PDF, 3.2MB)
The case study presents reflections on the improvement journey of Mudgeeraba Special School and identifies factors that contributed to the school’s success.
Leading with curriculum at Manly State School (February 2020) (PDF, 356KB)
Systematic curriculum delivery is the school’s explicit focus for improvement, with the school working across all domains to achieve the next lift in student outcomes.
Making learning visible at Thargomindah State School (November 2020) (PDF, 3.3MB)
In the small, rural and remote school of Thargomindah, a new approach to teaching gives children the ownership of learning. When learning is made visible, teachers become learners and students become their own teachers.
All eyes on every student—wrap around teams at Meridan State College (December 2020) (PDF, 2MB)
Wrap around teams marshal professional expertise, channel resources, focus minds, and keep everyone’s eyes on the students. The teams ‘wrap around’ the students in their care, maximising students’ learning, engagement and wellbeing.
Developing leadership capability through intentional collaboration (March 2021) (PDF, 950KB)
Eleven principals of rural and remote Darling Downs South West schools are taking part in a series of authentic learning experiences designed to boost their leadership skills and improve education for students in the bush.
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