Brisbane School of Distance Education
The mission of the Brisbane School of Distance Education is to provide highly engaging learning opportunities with the success of each student at the core of everything. A philosophy of innovation, inspiration and inclusion is at the centre of all that they do. The school works collaboratively to strengthen their collective capacity with families and the broader community to enhance and progress each student’s learning and wellbeing. The priorities here are successful learners, effective partnerships, quality teaching and learning shaped by an innovative curriculum, leadership and capability.
How does it work?
Learning takes place online. The physical campus can be found at the corner of Cavendish Road and Stanley Street in Coorparoo. The school caters for students from kindy to year 12. However, students can be ANYWHERE. It’s not just for kids who live remotely – suburban kids, kids on farms or out on the water, kids who are travelling, kids from different states or countries can kids who are in mainstream secondary schools can all participate. Teaching and administration takes part in Coorparoo and streams out all around the world.
The school follows the Australian curriculum closely and is a high performing school in terms of NAPLAN and finishing scores. There are also vocational training and education options.
Making an alternative choice
A lot of families use the Brisbane School of Distance Education for a lot of different reasons. If you are finding that you would like a different approach to education, this may well be an option that warrants further investigation.