Monthly Archives: May 2019

2019
31/5

Launch of the Literacy Action Plan

Today the Minister for Education and Training, Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP, launched our Literacy Action Plan, a key part of ensuring that all Tasmanians have the literacy skills they need for the workforce and for everyday life. Improving literacy performance has been prioritised as a key goal, and the Literacy Plan for Action provides a…

2019
30/5

‘The Comedian, the Techie and the Thrill-Seeker inspire Newtown High School students’

  Three successful Tasmanian entrepreneurs came together today to educate and inspire a cohort of more than 160 teenage boys, sending the strong message that armed with the foundation of a good public education, they too can transform their passions into a career. Former public school students and now Ambassadors of Public Education, Simon French,…

2019
30/5

No Burnie Metro school buses on Friday afternoon

Due to a planned service disruption on Friday 31 May, Metro bus services will not be picking students up from schools in Burnie and the surrounding area in the afternoon. The following schools are affected: Burnie High School, Burnie Primary School, Montello Primary School, Parklands High School, Romaine Park Primary School, Hellyer College, Stella Maris…

2019
22/5

Minister’s Update – May 2019

The Education Minister, Jeremy Rockliff, attended the Education Workforce Roundtable meeting held on Wednesday 15 May 2019. The Minister received an update on the Roundtable’s More Teachers, Quality Teaching action plan and confirmed the government’s ongoing commitment to student focussed outcomes and education staff to deliver quality teaching for all learners. Roundtable members discussed collaborative…

2019
20/5

NAPLAN Update

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has confirmed an option is available for jurisdictions to provide schools and students effected by connectivity issues to re-sit NAPLAN tests later in May. However, after consulting with stakeholders on Friday including Catholic Education Tasmania, Independent Schools Tasmania, the Tasmanian Principals Association, the Australian Education Union and…

2019
20/5

Shared Values

“Our job is too difficult and too beautiful to do alone” – Amelia Gambetti, April 2015 Sandy Bay Child Care Centre and Princes Street Kindergarten have developed a shared philosophy that is inclusive of children, educators, teachers, families and our wider community. This philosophy has been developed to support a clear, combined future identity that has…