History and Philosophy
Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre (APFLC) began in 1990, founded by Gwen Zietsch. The school has been located at its current site at 1 Hale Street, Brisbane since 2004. APFLC became a registered school in 2006 and is part of Edmund Rice Education Australia, a national and unified network of Australian schools and educational entities. APFLC is a community founded on the principles of Rights, Respect, Relationships, Responsibility and Safe and Legal. Young People are central to their education and are consulted in decisions affecting their education and engagement.
Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre is a co-educational learning community catering for young people between 14 and 25 years of age. Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre offers a families program and young parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Young people are enrolled in either junior or senior and are registered for the Queensland Certificate of Education through the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Albert Park currently has enrolments of approximately 85 young people supported by 14 on-site staff as well as partner organisations and volunteers.