ICPA qld lobby to ensure the delivery of the best possible educational service to students who do not have daily face to face contact with their teacher, through the support of a decentralised distance education network.
Kim Hughes - Portfolio Leader
The latest ICPA Qld Distance Education Report can be found here
The Qld Department of Education provides distance education services through seven state schools of distance education. These schools were established to provide a schooling service to geographically isolated and other home based students with limited educational choice.
Additionally, schools of distance education provide services to enhance learning opportunities by offering wider subject choice for mainstream school students and providing a service for by choice home based learners and students in a range of alternative education centres.
Qld Schools of Distance Education (SDE's)
As a family educating your children through distance education there are allowances to assist with the costs associated. For information on these allowances click here
Resources for Distance Education Families
The Distance Education Home Tutor Handbook ~ this handbook is a fantastic resource for setting up your distance education home schoolroom, with hints and tips, particularly related to technology.
NBN & you ~ There are several factsheets here that will help you understand the NBN and Distance Education