Monthly Archives: October 2017


Celebrating the power of families learning together during 26TEN Week

Last week was 26TEN week where adults and children across Tasmania celebrated the power of learning together as a family. Over 40 organisations hosted 80 activities at schools, local councils, child care centres, play groups and other 26TEN member organisations. A great example is what’s happening in the 26TEN Derwent Valley Community at ptunarra Child…


Award Winners Recognised for Education Excellence

We would like to congratulate the 16 winners of the Department of Education Awards for Excellence announced tonight, recognising the work of some of our best public educators, volunteers and staff. These Awards are a way for us to formally acknowledge the dedication and commitment of the individuals and teams who have demonstrated outstanding excellence,…


Expressions of Interest open for Years 11 and 12 Extension Program

The Tasmanian Government introduced the Years 11 and 12 Extension School Program in early 2014 as part of their decade-long reform to help increase the proportion of students completing Years 11 and 12. By allowing high schools to extend beyond Year 10, we ensure that more young Tasmanians are provided with every opportunity to continue…