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Queensland Government Schools Queensland Government Schools

Australia Population = approx. 19 million Politically and economically stable Unique natural environment World Australia Population = approx. 19 million Politically and economically stable Unique natural environment World class infrastructure in health, education and technology § Federal and State legislative controls on education § Multicultural society § §

Queensland - Smart State § § § § § Population = 3. 6 million Queensland - Smart State § § § § § Population = 3. 6 million 2 nd largest state in Australia Investing in industries of the future World renowned natural attractions Multicultural atmosphere Low crime rate and safe environment Competitive living and tuition costs 9 universities 350 State High Schools 1100 State Primary Schools

Education Queensland International § Division of Education Queensland that provides schooling programs and services Education Queensland International § Division of Education Queensland that provides schooling programs and services to international students § Links schools, students and families § 32 EQI-registered schools deliver secondary studies programs § 360 EQI-registered schools offer study tours § Manage the delivery of offshore programs: Year 10 and Unilearn § Manage consultancy projects in many parts of the world

Qld Government Schools § Over 10 years of offering international student programs § Owned Qld Government Schools § Over 10 years of offering international student programs § Owned and managed by government § Co-educational § Excellent academic standards § High university entry rate § Joint university programme delivery § Qualified, QLD-registered teachers § Wide variety of subjects and extracurricular activities § Special care and support for international students

High Teaching Standards § Minimum 4 -year university degree § Teachers registered with Qld High Teaching Standards § Minimum 4 -year university degree § Teachers registered with Qld Government Board of Education § Many teachers receive special cross-cultural communications and TESOL training § Class size – Senior Year: maximum 25 students per teacher – Junior Year: maximum 30 students per teacher Solid training from highlyqualified teachers

Distinctive Programs § Sports - golf, soccer, basketball, hockey and many more (Olympic Sports Distinctive Programs § Sports - golf, soccer, basketball, hockey and many more (Olympic Sports Coaches) § Arts - music and choral music, performing arts program, drama, dance, fine arts, photography, visual arts (enhanced by resident artists and music programs at Griffith University) § Aviation

Distinctive Programs § Information Technology § Languages - English as a Second Language, Mandarin Distinctive Programs § Information Technology § Languages - English as a Second Language, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek, Spanish, Vietnamese § Programs for Gifted and talented students § Maths - Extension Maths § Vocational Education and Training

Multicultural Awareness § Some schools have approx. 40 different nationalities § International Student Welcome Multicultural Awareness § Some schools have approx. 40 different nationalities § International Student Welcome Day festivals § Diverse multicultural communities § Qld government support -Multicultural Affairs Division, over 66 multicultural development projects Over 22. 2% of Queensland residents were born overseas (Australian Bureau of Statistics 2001)

Qld School Structure Level Year Approx Age (senior) Secondary (junior) 12 11 17 16 Qld School Structure Level Year Approx Age (senior) Secondary (junior) 12 11 17 16 10 15 9 8 14 13 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 Primary Preschool 5 years Tertiary Education Start: End of January Finish: Mid December

EQI Programs § Secondary Schooling § Secondary English Preparation Program § Study Abroad § EQI Programs § Secondary Schooling § Secondary English Preparation Program § Study Abroad § Group Study Tours § Offshore Programs

Study Tours § Short term cultural exchange programs for groups of students and adults. Study Tours § Short term cultural exchange programs for groups of students and adults. § Visitor/Tourist Visa § Duration 1 day to 10 weeks § Insight into Australian Cultural and academic life § Conversational English and interaction with local students § Tourism activities

EQI Study Tours § 14 years experience arranging study tours. § Dedicated multi-lingual team EQI Study Tours § 14 years experience arranging study tours. § Dedicated multi-lingual team of 5 full-time employees.

Study Tour Schools § Trained and accredited by EQI personnel. § 450 staff accredited Study Tour Schools § Trained and accredited by EQI personnel. § 450 staff accredited to coordinate study tours. § 360 primary & secondary schools accredited across Qld.

Products § § Homestay Programs Day and Half Day Visit programs Professional Visits New Products § § Homestay Programs Day and Half Day Visit programs Professional Visits New Products: – Themed programs – ISP Holiday – Parent & Child

Homestay Programs Sample 1 Week Program Homestay Programs Sample 1 Week Program

Safe and Enjoyable Homestays A unique opportunity to experience the lifestyle of a Queensland Safe and Enjoyable Homestays A unique opportunity to experience the lifestyle of a Queensland family environment § Coordinated by qualified homestay coordinators at each EQI school § Thorough homestay screening and orientation §Stay with school families in a safe and caring environment. §Excellent language environment §Long lasting friendships § 3 meals per day and daily transport to/from school

Standard Inclusions Homestay accommodation Buddy system Integration with local students Welcome & farewell functions, Standard Inclusions Homestay accommodation Buddy system Integration with local students Welcome & farewell functions, participation certificates and gifts § Pre-departure Orientation Package § §

Pre-departure Orientation Package § Includes: – Electronic Presentation – Student Pre-Departure Booklet § Aim: Pre-departure Orientation Package § Includes: – Electronic Presentation – Student Pre-Departure Booklet § Aim: – – – Introduce Queensland Introduce study tours Assist with preparation Inform responsibilities / expected behaviour Reduce anxiety § http: //education. qld. gov. au/marketing/ eqi/tours/study-tours. html

Optional Components § English Lessons – – Delivered by qualified and registered teachers Focus Optional Components § English Lessons – – Delivered by qualified and registered teachers Focus on conversational English Lessons designed to suit each group Curriculum developed by EQI § Excursions – Discover Queensland’s world famous tourist attractions, unique wildlife and natural beauty. § Airport transfers and reception

Day Visits PROGRAM DETAIL TIME 9: 15 am Welcome and exchange of greetings. 10: Day Visits PROGRAM DETAIL TIME 9: 15 am Welcome and exchange of greetings. 10: 00 am Welcome morning tea and introduction to Australian buddy 11: 00 am Classroom integration with Australian buddy 1: 00 pm Lunch 2: 00 pm Activities or classroom integration with buddy 2: 30 pm Formal farewells and exchange of gifts Depart school § § § Welcome function School tour / orientation Integration sessions with buddies Lunch catering Gifts / certificates

Professional Visits § Education professionals can gain experience and knowledge of education in Qld Professional Visits § Education professionals can gain experience and knowledge of education in Qld through some of the following activities: – – – School visits / orientation Observation / participation activities Lunch catering and/or refreshments Presentations on topics of interest Discussion forums Information packs

New Products New Products

Themed Programs § School and camp based themed study tours: ØReef and Rainforest ØOutback Themed Programs § School and camp based themed study tours: ØReef and Rainforest ØOutback ØSurf and Turf ØSurvivor

ISP Holiday § All-inclusive packaged tour for ISP students § Cairns & Sydney § ISP Holiday § All-inclusive packaged tour for ISP students § Cairns & Sydney § During school holidays § Fully escorted and supervised by EQI personnel § Opportunity to interact with other international and local students

Parent and Child § Preschool or primary school based. § Children aged 5 -9 Parent and Child § Preschool or primary school based. § Children aged 5 -9 years + parent. § Programs include: – – – English lessons. Buddy system. Cross-cultural and school activities. Sightseeing excursions. Spend a day with an Aussie family. Flexible accommodation options.

Products under development § Intensive ESL § Qld/NSW programs: – Professional Visits – Sydney Products under development § Intensive ESL § Qld/NSW programs: – Professional Visits – Sydney tourism add-ons – Co-hosted group programs

Booking Process 1. Agent contacts EQI with enquiry 2. EQI prepares quotation 3. Agent Booking Process 1. Agent contacts EQI with enquiry 2. EQI prepares quotation 3. Agent accepts proposal and confirmation notice sent to EQI 4. EQI locates suitable host school 5. 10% Deposit Invoice payable to secure host school 6. Agent can now contact school to discuss finer details of program

Further information § Please contact the Study Tours team for further information. – Phone: Further information § Please contact the Study Tours team for further information. – Phone: 61 7 3224 6042 – Email: [email protected] qld. gov. au § We look forward to working with you – – – Sharyn Maskell, Manager Delia Terpstra, Senior Project Officer Wendy Ashcroft, Project Officer Karen Heusner, Project Officer Uyen Pham, Support Officer