Curriculum Licensing - Clients

The Department of Education International (DEi) plays a significant role in the development and establishment of its offshore Queensland Curriculum and Recognised Schools. Our clients include: 

Anji Shangshu Private High School, People’s Republic of China

Anji Shangshu Private High School (ASPHS), located in Anji Economic Development Zone, Zhejiang Province, founded in 1984, is the first private high school in New China since 1949.

ASPHS has enjoyed great prestige during the past 32 years. Now, it is one of the key subject experimental schools appointed by China's Education Ministry. At present, there are 3000 students and teachers (including 10 foreign teachers) at the school, which is one of the largest senior high schools in Huzhou District, Zhejiang Province.

ASPHS is a boarding school with foreign language teaching as a feature. English, Japanese, Korean, German and Russian languages are offered alongside courses in Chinese. For many years ASPHS has been involved in student exchange programs with Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Japan and Korea. In April 2016, ASPHS also became a Queensland Recognised School.

​Apply to become a Queensland curriculum licensed and recognised school



Australian International School (AIS), Sharjah, United Arab of Emirates

Based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Australian International School (AIS) Sharjah was formed through an arrangement between the Al Sharif Investment Trading Group and the Queensland Government in 2005 to provide quality education for discerning locals and expatriates. AIS Sharjah was the first international school to be granted the status of Queensland Recognised School in 2011.

The school is located within the Sharjah University City Complex, close to the Dubai border and a short distance to the Knowledge Village – a complex of international and local tertiary education providers.

With a reputation for high standards in education, AIS Sharjah was awarded the “Excellence in Internationalising the School Curriculum” Award at the 2017 DEi Conference. The school is firmly committed to developing global citizens, with one student awarded a “Global Student Leadership Award” at the 2018 DEi Conference.​

Find out more about the Australian International School, Sharjah.

Apply to become a Queensland curriculum licensed and recognised school​.

 

Australian International School (AIS), Papua New Guinea

Australian International School (AIS), PNG is a private international school situated in the town of Goroka in the Eastern Highlands Province of PNG. AIS PNG offers the Australian Curriculum to children from Kindergarten to Year 9.

As well as quality teachers, AIS PNG offers their students a library, tuck shop, 10 classrooms, computer room, large garden and an outdoor recreation area.

AIS PNG has close ties with a number of Queensland state schools. 

Find out more about AIS PNG​

Apply to become a Queensland curriculum licensed and recognised school​.


Hangzhou Dong Fang School, People’s Republic of China

Hangzhou Dong Fang School (HDFS) was established in 1994 as an affiliate to the Middle School of Zhejiang University and operates as a private school with full boarding facilities.​

The school is located in the prestigious West Lake District and boasts a campus environment with well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, sports facilities and boarding house. 

HDFS became a Queensland Recognised School in 2012. In May 2018, the school was awarded the "Excellence of a School in Internationalising the School Curriculum" Award at the 2018 DEi Conference.

Find out more about the Hangzhou Dong Fang School, People's Republic of China.

Apply to become a Queensland curriculum licensed and recognised school​.


Lihir International Primary School, Papua New Guinea

Situated on Lihir Island in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Lihir International Primary School (LIPS) is a Kindergarten to Year 8 school. The Queensland Curriculum licensing agreement with the State of Queensland through the Department of Education provides the basis for programming, planning and assessing at LIPS.

Approximately 70% of LIPS students are Papua New Guinean and 20% Australian, with a small number of children from other countries also attending the school.

Small classes are taught by Australian teachers with support from a full time Papua New Guinean Teacher Assistant or Teacher Aide. Find out more about the Lihir International Primary School, PNG.

Apply to become a Queensland curriculum licensed and recognised school​.


Nauru Secondary School, Republic of Nauru

The State of Queensland, acting through the Department of Education (DoE), entered into an offshore curriculum licensing agreement with the Department of Educa​tion, Republic of Nauru in 2013. The Nauru Secondary School was given the status of Queensland Recognised School with the goal of developing a sustainable and effective learning organisation to improve learning outcomes for all Nauruan students.

Apply to become a Queensland curriculum licensed and recognised school​.


No. 1 Middle School of Suzhou New District, People’s Republic of China

No. 1 Middle School of Suzhou New District is a state-run high school with modern facilities such as science and language laboratories, a central library, computer labs, multimedia classrooms and sports activity areas. 

​The school is proud to provide an encouraging environment for its students to progress and holds four key objectives – dedicated management, excellent school spirit, high quality learning and specialised teaching methods.

Find out more about No. 1 Middle School of Suzhou New District, People’s Republic of China.

Apply to become a Queensland curriculum licensed and recognised school​.

Qingdao Guokai Middle School, People’s Republic of China

Qingdao Guokai Middle School, China, affiliated with Guokai Education Group, was established in 1995. It is a full-time regular senior high school and became a Queensland Recognised School in March 2016, with the qualification to accept students in the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) program.

Apply to become a Queensland curriculum licensed and recognised school​.

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Last reviewed 23 May 2016
Last updated 24 October 2018