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2017
11/7

School Holiday Fun at LINC Tasmania

LINC Tasmania has something to interest and inspire all children and families these winter holidays. From a performance by the Tasmanian Youth Orchestra at Kingston, making Zoetropes and Fidget Spinners at Launceston, to Lego building at Devonport, there will be plenty of variety. “Our school holiday activities are a fun way to introduce young people…

2017
10/7

New Education Act commences on 10 July

On 10 July 2017, the Education Act 2016 (passed by Parliament in November 2016) commenced along with the legislative framework of the Education Regulations 2017, 13 Ministerial Instructions and nine Secretary’s Instructions detailing operational matters related to the Education Act. This is a significant milestone, as the first time in more than 20 years that Tasmania…

2017
4/7

NAIDOC Week Celebrations

This week is NAIDOC week (2 – 9 July) and activities are being held across Australia to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of…

2017
30/6

It’s A Great Start

The Department of Education recently launched an exciting new Early Years website for parents titled It’s a Great Start. The website provides easy to access information about programs for the early years offered through the Department of Education, these include Child and Family Centres (CFCs), Launching into Learning (LiL), Kindergarten, Learning in Families Together (LIFT) and LINC…

2017
30/6

School Information Brochures

We are committed to developing strong relationships between schools, families, services and the broader community, sustaining this important connection from the early years and beyond. This information provides parents and carers with up to date and relevant information to support them with their child’s education. As part of the new look DoE website we are releasing new…

2017
23/1

More schools extend to Years 11 and 12 in 2018

The Hodgman Liberal Government has a goal to lead the nation in education and create a job-ready generation of young Tasmanians, to achieve this we need more students to stay at school longer and remain engaged in education. A major component of our long term Plan for education is extending high schools through to year…