Category: Feature


Supporting Tasmanian students and their families

17 March 2020 Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training The health and safety of Tasmanian students and staff is our highest priority and we will continue to act on the advice of health professionals in this evolving situation. I understand the community is feeling anxious right now, and is looking for guidance, which we…


Talking to your child about Coronavirus

The Department of Education has developed a Fact Sheet on How to talk to your child about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). For support with your conversation please read the Fact Sheet on Talking to your child about COVID-19



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…