Monthly Archives: August 2018


Review of School Intake Areas: Primary and Combined Schools

Review of School Intake Areas: Primary and Combined Schools The Department of Education (DoE) is seeking your views as part of a review of intake areas for Tasmanian government primary and combined (district) schools from 2021 onwards. Parents will still be able to apply to their school of choice, if capacity allows. To start the…


The Orb Website Launched

The Department of Education (DoE) understands that Tasmanian Aboriginal culture is a living culture that is deeply informed by the past. The DoE is excited to announce a new online multimedia resource, known as The Orb, which will provide teachers with a wide range of materials to assist in the teaching of Tasmanian Aboriginal Histories…


150 Years of Public Education – Call for Ambassadors

Are you interested in becoming an everyday champion of the 150th anniversary of public education in the state? The Department of Education is celebrating the significant milestone with events across Tasmania, and is calling for nominations for Ambassadors to share their stories of growth, courage, aspiration and respect in our schools. Tasmania was the first state…


Education Workforce Roundtable – Declaration Signing

Today saw the signing and endorsement of an important Declaration for the Government’s Education Workforce Roundtable, which brings together Tasmania’s education leaders to work collaboratively to advise and design strategies that will ultimately deliver our More Teachers, Quality Teaching action plan. This Declaration is a formal statement of the Roundtable’s intent and purpose to build…