Rosella Park School has taken out the Central Queensland award for excellence in inclusive education after it was named a regional winner in the 2018 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools.
“This is a fantastic achievement and one that is richly deserved,” Glenn Butcher, member for Gladstone said today.
“These are the most prestigious educational awards in Queensland so it is a very significant honour for the school.”
Rosella won the QUT Showcase Award for Excellence in Inclusive Education for their application which was entitled: A journey from restrictive practice to inclusion
Toolooa State High School received a commendation in the State School of the Year category for their continuous improvement program, while Ambrose State School also picked up a commendation for its excellence in rural and remote education for their Ambrose All Stars — Early Preneur Program.
The Central Queensland Showcase Awards regional winners were chosen from among 118 submissions that involved more than 70,000 students across the state in the 19th year of the program.
Each regional award winner will receive a $1000 development grant and each regional commendation recipient will receive a $500 grant which will further support the delivery of these wonderful education programs and initiatives.”
State finalists will be announced on 30 July 2018 and state award winners will be announced at the Showcase Awards Gala Dinner in Brisbane on Friday 26 October 2018, coinciding with Queensland’s celebration of World Teachers’ Day.