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Get involved – Education

There are many ways you can help achieve our vision for Education. Here are just a few suggestions to get you started.

Individuals and families

  • Embrace lifelong learning by accessing training needed for work and life.
  • Share your knowledge and experience by volunteering your time as a mentor in your community or profession.
  • Set up a blog to share your insights and deliver advice online.
  • Talk to your child’s teacher about how you can enhance their learning at home.
  • Offer to help in the classroom at your local school.
  • Teach your child life skills by encouraging them to help around the house or in the community.


  • Develop and deliver programs for learners in need of additional support.
  • Establish homework clubs to support students.
  • Help connect older Queenslanders with younger generations so they can share their life skills, knowledge and advice.
  • Provide courses and workshops in life skills.
  • Find ways to celebrate your local teachers.
  • Start a community group to share practical skills and knowledge such as money management, cooking and job interview skills.

Business and industry

  • Encourage and facilitate lifelong learning in and outside the workplace.
  • Invest in training tailored to individual learning needs and styles (practical, online, one-on-one) to improve productivity and allow for innovation.
  • Sponsor employees to learn an Asian language to support potential trade opportunities.
  • Provide regular advice to government and training providers regarding the skills and capabilities your industry needs.
  • Offer work experience and traineeships to young Queenslanders.


  • Support participation and engagement in quality early learning experiences.
  • Ensure the curriculum continues to equip students with skills to undertake ‘jobs of the future’ while maintaining the essentials of reading, writing and maths.
  • Facilitate delivery of training programs that take individual learning and local industry needs into consideration.
  • Consult regularly with business and industry about training needs.
  • Support educators with a range of options for ongoing training and development.
  • Encourage business and industry to engage with the Vocational Education and Training sector to access the skills needed to drive growth.






What Queenslanders said

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Last updated
7 April, 2016

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