Strategic planning for globally connected and internationalised schools – Queensland State High School perspective

Tonia Wilkes 1, Cameron Hodges 2 1ISP Manager, Elanora State High School, 2Principal, Elanora State High School Abstract: A quality International Student program in any school setting is the result of a clear vision, adequate resourcing, thorough planning, community support and alignment with the schools & EQI’s strategic objectives. In this interactive session – our two […]

International student transitions into the workforce – a holistic perspective on career pathways

Maria Masselos This session has been developed to showcase how Queensland schools transition students to the workforce – a holistic perspective on career pathways. Biography: Maria Masselos is a Business teacher with over 37 years secondary school teaching experience. During this time she has taught many students how to prepare resumes and how to apply […]

Senior Education and Training (SET) plan and lifelong learning

Paul Cox This session has been designed for international delegates. The SET Plan empowers students to identify and develop individual strengths then deliberately plan their career pathways. Education Queensland (EQ) values lifelong learning which extends beyond school years. For this reason EQ strongly recommends each student constructs a plan for post year 12 options. Biography […]

People and performance – empowering and inspiring teachers to create impact for our international students

Mrs Linda Eager1 1Kelvin Grove State Colleage – Education Queensland, Kelvin Grove, Australia KGSC is an inner city school with in excess of  3000 students.  We welcome 110 International fee paying students per year from over 10 nationalities encompassing 70 languages.  These numbers combined with our EALD population means that 1 in 4 students in […]

Cultural changes and integration for international students and migrants

Prof. Talal Yusaf1 1University Of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba , Australia Mobility and migration will continue to grow around the world, and Australia is no exception. Whether for education or settlement, human mobility significantly contributes to the cultural diversity and social makeup of a community and particularly so in regional areas. While diversity is an important […]

Got an idea to advance Queensland as an international study destination? Let’s talk about the IET Partnership Fund

Nicole Patterson1 1Trade and Investment Queensland The $1.2 million IET Partnership Fund was created to support grass roots projects and initiatives that align with the International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026. More than 37 projects have been funded over the past 12 months, spanning all sectors and regions of Queensland. Join us […]

Cultural changes and Integration for International students and newly arrived migrants (kids and parents)

Professor Talal Yusaf1 1University Of Suthern Queensland, Toowoomba , Australia Mobility and migration will continue to grow around the world, and Australia is no exception. Whether for education or settlement, human mobility significantly contributes to the cultural diversity and social makeup of a community and particularly so in regional areas. While diversity is an important […]

With a world of choice- where and how should we promote Queensland?

Jonathan Chew2, Vanessa Lao1 1Trade and Investment Queensland, 2Nous Group Students from more than 160 countries choose to study in Queensland. Diversity is our strength.   Working together and aligning our resources is a key focus under the International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026. Every year the International Education and Training Unit consults with […]

Making the Queensland curriculum work in the UAE: School-based decisions to ensure relevance

Dr Jacinta Maxwell1 1University Of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia Curriculum development in Australia and around the world is increasingly focused on skills and knowledge intended to enable students to succeed in a globalised world. In Australia, this internationalisation of education has developed alongside deployment of a national curriculum for consistency of content and pedagogy across […]

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