FNQ Region

FNQ initiatives

Our region develops innovative and engaging approaches to education

Explicit teaching and Families as First Teachers are two of our exciting local initiatives.

I do, we do, you do: explicit teaching

I do, we do, you do

I do (teacher demonstrates), we do (class participates), you do (individual student does activity) or explicit teaching practice is one of the innovative and highly successful approaches to support students. When new concepts are taught, teachers use a very clear and logical approach.

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Families as First Teachers 


Families as First Teachers (FAFT) is a program developed in Far North Queensland which encourages families to work with schools to develop the reading and writing skills of young children.

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Department of Education and Training Far North Queensland

  • Telephone: (07) 4037 3822
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