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2018
6/12

Combined Primary Schools Band and Choir Annual Concert

On Friday, 30 November, the Combined Primary Schools Band and Choir performed at the Derwent Entertainment Centre. Now in its 43rd year,having begun in 1975, the Annual Concert is the culmination of a year’s dedicated musical study and commitment and showcases the achievements of 1000 students from 28 Department of Education schools, performing a large…

2018
6/12

Celebrating International Day of Disability

Over the past week, the Department of Education has hosted community events to help celebrate the International Day of People with Disability. Held annually on 3 December, International Day of People with Disability is an opportunity to raise awareness of people living with disability and to celebrate stories of community inclusion. The theme for International…

2018
23/11

More Schools to Extend from 2020

On Thursday, 22 November the Minister for Education and Training announced the next round of high schools that will extend to Year 11 and 12, following a recent Expressions of Interest process. This announcement sees us able to provide even more students in Tasmania with the opportunity to stay on and study Year 11 and…

2018
13/11

Working Together for 3 Year Olds – Pilot Locations

On Monday, 12 November the Minister for Education and Training announced the five pilot locations for the Working Together for 3 Year Olds initiative. Research tells us that if we want to improve lifelong education and well-being outcomes, then the best time to invest is in the early years of life when children learn to…

2018
8/11

Family Violence Survey – Hearing Lived Experience

Eliminating family violence remains a top priority for the Tasmanian Government. Safe Homes, Safe Families committed an additional $26 million over four years to fund 23 new and direct actions to address family violence in Tasmania. Since its launch, strong progress has been made in the implementation of Safe Homes, Safe Families and the 2018-19…

2018
25/10

Get Involved campaign launch

Today the Minister for Education and Training launched the Department of Education’s Get Involved campaign at Penguin District School. As part of the Building Your Future election commitments, the Tasmanian Government is delivering more than $179 million in new capital works projects for public education around the State, including two new schools, four major school redevelopments…