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National Partnerships

The Literacy and numeracy national partnership is a joint initiative between the Australian Government, Education Queensalnd and Catholic and Independent schooling sectors.

The Literacy and Numeracy national partnership includes a long-term commitment to improving student literacy and numeracy achievements and supporting teachers to develop enhanced skills.

Reforms include a focus on curriculum leadership and engaging school communities in literacy and numeracy education, professional development for teachers and setting targets to monitor student progress.

Each school sector in consultation with local communities determines which strategies best respond to local needs. 

Jones Hill State School has a focus on improved literacy by delivering professional development for teachers in the area of literacy by engaging a literacy coach, providing all state school teachers in Years 4 to 7 with five days' literacy training and offering vacation-based professional development for teachers and achieving improved learning through assessment and monitoring of student progress in literacy and numeracy and intervention by providing increased resources to regions for local initiatives.