Monthly Archives: June 2020

2020
30/6

Key Data Set Released

We have today released our key data report in line with the Tasmanian Government’s Open Data Policy. Quality data is critical to improving educational outcomes for Tasmanian students, ensuring that funding is distributed according to student need and programs and policies are developed and implemented appropriately to support the learning requirements of all our students.…

2020
30/6

What Term 3 will look like in our schools

We are extremely proud of the Tasmanian community response to COVID-19.  For schools and families, this has been a time of challenge and change.  It has been fantastic seeing schools return to their bustling hives of activity and learning.  We value the role parents and carers play in our schools and as a critical part…

2020
24/6

Teach, Learn, Live Podcast: Episode 4

Today, Tim chats to John X, one of Tasmania’s most loved entertainers and self-proclaimed ‘nice-guy’, about how public education has shaped who he is today. Learn about the antics of ‘John the Schoolboy’ and the teachers who influenced and supported his career. Hear tales of John’s career, his passion for the Tasmanian community and why…

2020
19/6

Waverley Community Skills 4 Kids Café

Planting the seeds Cafes are known to be a good place to socialise – to meet with members of your community and have a chat. But what do you do when this is no longer an option? For one community project in Waverley – the Waverley Community Skills 4 Kids Café – this question required…

2020
18/6

Updated Tasmanian Government School Intake Areas for 2021 released

Updated intake area maps for Tasmanian government primary and combined (district) schools, effective from Term 1 2021, have been released today. The updated maps only apply to families who enrol a child in a government primary or combined (district) school for the first time, from Term 1, 2021. The completion of this project marks a…

2020
17/6

Teach, Learn, Live Podcast: Episode 3

In this weeks episode of the Teach, Learn, Live podcast, Tim chats with Lyndon Riggall, from Launceston College, one of Tasmania’s great beginning teachers. Lyndon shares his experience of the Teacher Intern Placement Program, which offers scholarships to UTAS students in the final year of their teaching qualification, to study and work part-time in one of Tasmania’s schools.…