January to March

January

Queensland Catholic School Directory

QCEC data collection:  Each Catholic School Authority will be requested to update their school(s) profile for the QCEC directory.

Due Date: 29 January 2016

 

February

Student Background Data

Department of Education and Training data collection: Data collection process for the National Assessment Program – Literacy & Numeracy (NAPLAN) testing of students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9.

The key dates for collection of the data (subject to verification from Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority) are:

4 February 2016 – collection website will open for receipt of data

15 February 2016 – Catholic Diocesan schools will be able to access the webpage to edit their data

2 March 2016 – the website will close for the provision of all data

Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) NAPLAN Portal

QCAA NAPLAN Portal – User Manual

 

2016 Initial Enrolments

2016 QCEC Online Data Collection

Report from each Catholic School Authority on enrolments for each year level as at day 8 of the school year (Friday 5 February 2016). This is to allow QCEC to respond to the National Catholic Education Commission and the media on preliminary enrolments for 2016.

Due Date: 5 February 2016

 

 

Application for New Schools/Schools Undertaking Changes to Operation

Department of Education and Training data collection: Catholic School Authorities must complete an application form for new schools or schools undertaking changes to their operation (e.g. a new level of schooling where a primary school adds secondary year levels). Details are available on the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board (NASSAB) and Department of Education and Training website.

Please complete Part B, C and E (the second and third declaration) in the application form.

Catholic School Authorities that have commenced a new year level in 2016 are required to complete a Statement of Enrolments (Part C) as at the commencement of the school year.

All applications must be accompanied by the NSSAB accreditation documentation.

All completed forms are to be sent to QCEC (not Department of Education and Training DET). Please note: the cut-off date to submit the DET forms for separations or amalgamations is 1st July 2016. Separations and amalgamations can only be approved for Australian Government funding from the commencement of the following year.

Due Date: 26 February 2016

 

March

Queensland Government Census on Students

Queensland Government data collection: The Queensland Government census day is 26 February 2016 and is conducted by the Office of the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board.

The survey is scheduled to be available from 18 February 2016.

Due Date: 5 March 2016

 

Student Background Data

Department of Education and Training data collection: Data collection process for the National Assessment Program – Literacy & Numeracy (NAPLAN) testing of students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9.

The key dates for collection of the data (subject to verification from Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority) are:

4 February 2016 – collection website will open for receipt of data

15 February 2016 – Catholic Diocesan schools will be able to access the webpage to edit their data

2 March 2016 – the website will close for the provision of all data

Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) NAPLAN Portal

QCAA NAPLAN Portal – User Manual

 

QCEC Financial Accountability for Government funded programs

QCEC data collection: QCEC provides to each payee a statement of government funds paid to that payee in the preceding year. The statements are to be signed by the authorised officer and the auditor responsible for signing off on the payee’s financial statements. The statements will be issued by 4 March 2016.

Due Date: 29 April 2016

 

State Students with Disabilities (SWD) Program Financial Accountability

Queensland Government data collection: Grant recipients are required to provide a report on school level expenditure of State SWD funds.

Completed acquittal forms to be:

Please log onto the QCEC Member Site and navigate to the Data Collections menu to download the 2015 SWD program financial acquittal collection instrument.

Due Date: 9 March 2016

 

Youth Support Initiative (YSI) Financial Report

Under the funding agreement, Catholic School Authorities are required to provide details of how the allocated funds were used for the reporting period 1st January 2015 to 31 December 2015. This information will be included in the financial report to be submitted to the Queensland Government Department of Education and Training.

Note: Only Diocesan offices and Edmund Rice Education Australia are required to complete this exercise.

Please log onto the QCEC Member Site and navigate to the Data Collections menu to access the YSI data collection instrument.

Due Date: 25 March 2016

 

Applications for Capital Grants (Part A)

QCEC data collection: For General Capital (State and Australian Government) (Part A) requests for funding; see QCEC Circular 2015/133 of 18 November 2015 provides relevant details.

Due Date: 31 March 2016

 

Kindergarten Enrolment

Validation of kindergarten enrolment data for Semester 1, Term 1- 2016 is to be entered into the QCEC data collection instrument.

Due Date: 1 April 2016