The Department of Education (the Department) provides services that enable all Tasmanians to learn, regardless of their age, their background or where they live.
We do this through a range of services outlined below.
The Department reports to the Tasmanian Minister for Education, Children and Youth.
The Tasmanian Government School System
- Pre-Kindergarten Programs
- Launching into Learning
- Child and Family Learning Centres
- Working Together
- Primary School
- Kindergarten (pre-schooling)
- Prep (first year of full time school)
- Years 1 to 6
- Secondary School – Years 7 to 12
- District Schools – Kindergarten to Year 12
- Colleges – Years 11 and 12
- Trade Training Centres and Trade Skills Centres
- Support Schools and Early Childhood Intervention Services
- The Tasmanian eSchool:
- provides online education services for students who are unable to physically attend school
- supervises Virtual Learning Tasmania (VLT) Years 11 and 12.
- Government Education and Training International (GETI) broker education services for international students looking to study in Tasmania and provides a diverse range of support services for international students while studying here.
Library and Archive Services
Libraries Tasmania delivers Tasmania’s statewide library and archive service.
- Libraries Tasmania supports access to library services, research and information, adult literacy support, community learning, online access, and archive and heritage services.
- Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO) is the lead recordkeeping authority in the Tasmanian Government and is responsible for the provision of recordkeeping policies and standards.