Monthly Archives: August 2017

2017
25/8

Workforce Development Graduations

Nardia Broomhall has never shied away from a challenge. Her decision to put her student cap back on this year and enrol in the Teacher Development: Inclusive Education Specialisation Initiative, after almost two decades as an educator, are testimony to that. She is clearly not one for hyperbole either. When asked whether she would encourage…

2017
22/8

Working Together for 3 Year Olds – targeted pre-school initiative

The Minister for Education and Training, Jeremy Rockliff MP, has recently announced that the Government has decided not to proceed with implementing the voluntary earlier school starting age, but instead to implement the Working Together for 3 Year Olds – targeted pre-school initiative to provide Government subsidised participation in quality and accredited pre-school programs for…

2017
15/8

B4 Early Years Coalition – Call for Members and Supporters

The B4 Early Years Coalition (B4) are now calling for organisations and individuals to join the Coalition. B4 is part of the Tasmanian Government’s commitment to providing quality early learning experiences for all young children, regardless of where they live or their family background. The B4 Early Years Coalition will connect people and organisations from across…

2017
14/8

DoE Awards Finalists Announced

DoE Award finalists were recently announced as part of this year’s Department of Education Awards for Excellence.  Being nominated for an award is a credit to the staff and to the contribution they make in supporting education in Tasmania. Each and every one of you contribute to education in Tasmania, displaying excellence, innovation and care…

2017
14/8

Australian Children’s Laureate – Leigh Hobbs

Australian Children’s Laureate, Leigh Hobbs, kicks off a whirlwind tour of Tasmania this week with visits to seven key LINC locations across the state. The best-selling author of more than 20 books, including Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet, Hobbs’s gently subversive humour has delighted both children and adults for more than two decades. During…