January to March

January

2017 School Directory

School Authorities that did not complete the 2017 School Directory update in December 2016 are requested to review the existing school details in the proposed 2017 School Directory and amend the attached spreadsheet as appropriate.

Data Collection: 2017 School Directory

Due Date: 27 January 2017

 

State Students with Disabilities (SWD) Education Accountability

School Authorities that did not complete the 2016 State SWD Education Accountability in December 2016 are required to provide a report on the following:

  • school level expenditure of State SWD funds and
  • educational outcomes achieved

Data Collection: 2016 Educational Accountability Report Template

Due Date: 31 January 2017

 

Student Attendance Collection

This is a reminder that schools are required to report student attendance data twice a year (August for Semester 1 and October for Term 3) and the proportion of students attending school for 90% or more of the time. It is important to ensure that you have all the required data ready for submission.

Please visit the Student Attendance System (STATS) page on the School Service Point website (click here) for more information.

 

February

Student Background Data

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:

2 February 2017 – collection website will open for receipt of data

14 February 2017 – Catholic Diocesan schools will be able to access the webpage to edit their data

1 March 2017 – the website will close for the provision of all data

Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) NAPLAN Portal

QCAA NAPLAN Portal – User Manual

 

2017 Initial Enrolments

2017 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 3 February 2017). This is to allow QCEC to respond to the National Catholic Education Commission and the media on preliminary enrolments for 2017.

Due Date: 3 February 2017

 

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 Parts B, C and E (the second and third declaration) in the application form.

All applications must be accompanied by the NSSAB accreditation documentation.

All completed forms are to be sent to QCEC (not Commonwealth Department of Education and Training). Please note: the cut-off date to submit the DET forms for separations or amalgamations is 1st July 2017. Separations and amalgamations can only be approved for Australian Government funding from the commencement of the following year.

Due Date: 24 February 2017

 

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 5 February 2017.

Due Date: 21 April 2017

 

March

Queensland Government Census on Students

Queensland Government data collection: The Queensland Government census day is Friday 24 February 2017 and is conducted by the Office of the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board.

Due Date: 3 March 2017

 

Student Background Data

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:

2 February 2017 – collection website will open for receipt of data

14 February 2017 – Catholic Diocesan schools will be able to access the webpage to edit their data

1 March 2017 – the website will close for the provision of all data

Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) NAPLAN Portal

QCAA NAPLAN Portal – User Manual

 

State Students with Disabilities (SWD) Program Financial Accountability

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 2016 SWD program financial acquittal collection instrument.

Due Date: 10 March 2017

 

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 2016 to 31 December 2016. This information will be included in the financial report to be submitted to the Queensland 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: 24 March 2017

 

Applications for Capital Grants (Part A)

QCEC data collection: For General Capital (State and Australian Government) (Part A) requests for funding; see QCEC Circular 2016/158 of 28 September 2016 for relevant details.

Due Date: 31 March 2017

 

Kindergarten Enrolment Collection

Validation of kindergarten enrolment data for Semester 1, Term 1- 2017 is to be entered in the QCEC data collection instrument.

Due Date: 31 March 2017

 

Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS) Performance Reporting – Q1

Delegated Catholic agencies are required to complete a quarterly Performance Report which asks for issues/trends impacting on their organisation and kindergarten services.

QKFSP Performance – Reporting Template

Due Date: 5 April 2017