Monthly Archives: March 2020


NILS Tasmania helping parents with school costs

Would your family like access to technology during this time? The NILS Network of Tasmania can help parents with the associated costs of purchasing a computer, laptop or tablet. If you receive a Centrelink benefit you are eligible to apply. Please visit or call 1300 301 650 to find out more. NILS Network of…


Learning at Home update

Our schools sites will remain open for those children and young people who cannot be supervised and supported to learn at home. Many schools have made learning materials for students that are staying home, both online and offline. We have further developed our Learning At Home website with a range of activities for all age groups.  


School Levy Relief for 2020

Today the Tasmanian Government has announced there will be school levy relief for all parents/carers in Tasmanian Government schools. What does this mean for parents/carers? If you have paid the 2020 school levy payments you will be reimbursed directly from the Department of Education. If you had not yet paid your child’s levy payment you…


New Professional Learning Days for Schools

Four student free days in the lead up to Easter will enable essential professional learning and planning time for school teachers and support staff in Government schools to focus on home learning delivery. The expert health advice is clear that school sites remain safe for staff and students to attend, however it is important that…


Learning at home – support

In the event of a site closure your school will communicate with you. Your school may move some or all your child’s learning into online spaces. They may also use offline strategies to make sure all students have learning access. For advice on how to support students please visit the Learning at home page


Naplan testing cancelled for 2020

NAPLAN will be cancelled for 2020 so school leaders, teachers and support staff can focus on the wellbeing of students and prepare for the continuity of education. For more information read the announcement from Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training. 20 March 2020 Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training Supporting our children and…