Queensland Department of Education and TrainingIntroductionStrategic planning is a fundamental practice and process for modern organizations, governments and business organizations that would want to not only satisfy the present needs and expectations of its clients, but also, improve its sustainable competition as supported by Bensoussan & Fleisher (2008). In addition, improve its quality of service and product delivery, attain anticipated outcomes and survive in turbulent present market environments that are influenced by social, political, cultural, legal, economical, technological, financial and environmental forces. According to Verardo (1997), strategic plans are meant to develop, allocate and align the resources of an organization, which includes financial resources, capital resources, information, technology, knowledge, material resources and human resources to achieving set goals and strategies.
In so doing, strategic plans influence the human resources. This report will analyze the strategic plans at Queensland Department of Education and Training (QDET) and is so doing highlight what is involved in contextualizing a business strategic plan, establishing human resource implications and discussing how to develop an HR policy and plan to counter the identified HR implications. Analysis of Queensland Department of Education and Training’s Strategic PlanThe strategic plan for Queensland Department of Education Training for the year 2010-2014 is meant to help in achieving the main objectives of DET which are to allow access to quality early childhood education and care for all Queensland children and to ensure every young Queenslander is ready to support successful transitions to further education, training and work (D. E.T. , 2010).
The strategic plan entails incorporation with stakeholders to initiate educational centers that integrate early year services and developing a universal access to kindergarten by designing implementation plans in order to address limitations and developing flexible delivery options for small or isolated communities.
In addition, guaranteeing greater incorporation of service delivery responsive to community needs and expectations (D. E.T. , 2010). In enhancing school readiness, the department strategically plans to not only formulate and establish quality early years curriculum but also, recruit and select skilled, knowledgeable and experiences early childhood workforce and teachers and aid guardians in gaining skills necessary to support early literacy and numeric advancement (D. E.T. , 2010). The strategic plan 2010-2014 also entails developing support systems for parents and caregivers to better advance early childhood education and development through parent community partnerships and developing smooth transitions from early years, primary years to high school.
Moreover, the department hopes to develop positive schools and students by implementing focused plans to foster positive conduct and teaching social and emotional literacy, and foster overall wellbeing of the students that promotes them to be strong, healthy, eco--conscious and fair citizens (D. E.T. , 2010). In addition, the strategic plan anticipates to enhance quality teaching and learning by developing high standards for curriculum, teaching and assessment, and implementing the Australian curriculum and enhancing parent and community partnerships by training guardians to get involved in their children’s learning and establishing parent and community engagement plans that sustain improved student outcomes (D. E.T. , 2010).
Furthermore, industry partnerships, enahacning educational infrastructures, enhancing education and performance, workforce reforms, developing sustainability and improving quality standards.