Distance Education

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.

IMG_2524Kim Hughes - Portfolio Leader

Kate Twist

Louise Winten

Susan Bellingham

Natalie Kenny


The latest ICPA Qld Distance Education Report can be found here - Read More

Find the Distance Education factsheet 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)

The Brisbane SDE

Cairns SDE

Capricornia SDE

Charleville SDE

Charters Towers SDE

Longreach SDE 




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 Return to School User Handbook ~ this handbook is a fantastic resource for setting up your distance education home schoolroom, with hints and tips, particularly related to technology.

NBN Information ~ This page will help you understand the NBN