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About us

Structure and functions

The Non-State Schools Accreditation Board (the “Board”) is established under the Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2017 (the “Act”).

Overview of functions and members

Administrative and operational support to the Board

The Non-State Schools Accreditation Board Secretariat (the “Secretariat”) provides administrative and operational support to the Board. The Secretariat is part of the Department of Education.

Effects of functions on members of the community

The Board directly contributes towards the economic and social development of Queensland.

Such contributions are directed to the Government’s Smart Queensland: Smart State Strategy 2005–2015, which targets, among other things, the need to raise education skills.

The Board assists in the promotion of excellence in education in the non-State schooling sector by the upholding of standards, the maintenance of public confidence and the fostering of educational choices. The Board also promotes the efficient use of Government resources by applying the legislated criteria for eligibility for Government funding in a just and impartial manner.

Our vision, values, operating principles, reporting structure and mission

Our vision, values, operating principles, reporting structure and mission are outlined within our Strategic Plan.

Legislation

An overview of the legislation that determines the operations of the Board can be found here.

Contact details

Contact the Secretariat

Last updated 3 January, 2018