Primary Schools - Our Future Building Bright Schools QASSP Position Papers

QASSP President's Update 13 May 2015

Dear Members

I trust that NAPLAN is not causing too great a distraction in most school communities. I hope that at your school it formed just a small part of another busy school week. However, it is interesting that with each passing year, there seems to be a greater focus on the deleterious effects of high stakes testing with psychologists appearing on a number of television shows as well as in print media this week to discuss the negative effects children (and sometimes parents) are experiencing as well as possible strategies to mitigate these. READ MORE ...
2015 State Conference

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We are excited to announce that our State Conference will be held on Thursday 6 August – Friday 7 August at the Cairns Convention & Exhibition Centre.

This state conference will feature 4 keynote experts and three master classes. Click here for more information.

Note that Early Bird Registration will end on 19 June.

Registration is now open. Click here to register.
Primary Schools - Our Future

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The QASSP Futures Plan for Primary Schools was launched at the state conference in July 2014.

"QASSP's plan for primary schools will prepare Queensland's 310,000 primary school students for a bright future through world class teaching and learning.

Click here to download the document.

2015 Coaching for School Leaders Program

After a successful members for members Coaching Trial in 2014, QASSP will be running the Coaching for School Leaders Program again this year. The program will be open to all financial members of QASSP.  

Expressions of interest are sought for the following:

  • Coach - Current financial member of QASSP with current Growth Coaching International accreditation (successful completion of Phase 4 - Certificate must be provided).  
  • Client - Current financial member of QASSP.

For further information on the program please read the Expression of Interest. If you have any questions please contact Zoe Smith our Program Co-ordinator on 3716 2777 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity.  Expressions of Interest must be returned by Wednesday 4 March 2015 to Grace Cochrane email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Strong Leaders Program
QASSP, in partnership with DETE, is supporting the wellbeing of all leaders and aspiring leaders in Queensland state primary education. Read More ...
QASSP Position Papers

Click here for a full list of QASSP's Position Papers, Submissions and Responses.

Recently Added:

  • QASSP Submission: Cutting the Red Tape. (Added on 17 July 2013) This paper was submitted recently to the State Government.
  • QASSP Response to Great Teachers = Great Results – A direct action plan for Queensland Schools. (Updated on 15 July 2013)
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