The department has a broad range of professional resources and supports available to all staff to support them in responding and dealing appropriately to student behaviour and ensuring their own, and others, safety while doing so.
The Behaviour Bulletin is a monthly State Schools Division publication distributed internally on a subscription basis. The newsletter provides behaviour procedure updates and reminders, along with other important information regarding initiatives like Bullying. No Way! Positive Behaviour for Learning, professional learning opportunities and relevant research publications. All previous Behaviour Bulletin issues can be accessed by Department of Education employees via OnePortal by searching ‘Behaviour Bulletin’.
OneSchool supports schools to run safe, secure, sustainable and consistent reporting and administrative processes. This includes the timely and accurate reporting and management of student behaviour records.
All Queensland state school students have a secure profile within OneSchool, with individual information being used to ensure the needs of each individual student are being met.
Beginning teacher learning suite
Beginning teacher learning suite helps preservice, beginning and early-career teachers:
- navigate the first years of their teaching journey
- develop their capability, confidence and classroom readiness
- start collecting the evidence they need to move to full registration with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT).
New teachers will learn how to effectively manage the classroom and support behaviour, as well as better care for personal wellbeing.
The learning suite aligns to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) and explores topics essential to quality teaching and best practice in Queensland state schools.
For more information, including how to register for the Beginning teacher learning suite, email LearningandPD.HUMANRES@qed.qld.gov.au.
MyHR Workplace Health and Safety
MyHR Workplace Health and Safety is the department’s health, safety and wellbeing management system for recording and managing incidents, hazards and student first aid records. Recording of incidents is necessary for the department to meet requirements of the
Incident Management procedure and its obligations under the
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld).
Through headspace, the department provides principal coaching and support services for principals, deputy principals and heads of campus (school leaders). The headspace Improving Queensland School Principal Mental Health Program provides confidential support and strategies to deal with stress associated with critical or traumatic events in the school community. Department of Education employees can access this resource by searching ‘Improving Queensland School Principal Mental Health Program’.
Staff wellbeing learning and resources
The Staff Wellbeing Learning and Resources Portal provides information, tools and resources to support the physical, psychological and occupational wellbeing of staff. Department of Education employees can access the portal by searching ‘Staff Wellbeing Learning and Resources Portal’.
Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) on school students with disability
There are a range of
NCCD professional learning resources available to support schools and educators gain confidence in the NCCD model.
Since 2020, the Department of Education has provided online professional development sessions to support staff with student behaviour in Queensland state schools.
Aligned with Queensland state school procedures and the latest research, these interactive sessions are available for Department of Education employees. To access all slide decks, including speaker notes and links to research, please visit our OnePortal site (department employees only) and search for 'School discipline and risk management resources'.