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2017
17/11

Tasmania’s Strategy for Children – Pregnancy to Eight Years 2018-2021

Tasmania’s Strategy for Children – Pregnancy to Eight Years 2018-2021 was officially launched today. It will help us achieve our collective vision of ‘Children Thriving in Strong Connected Communities’ through a focus on quality, equity and partnerships. Implementing the Strategy will assist in fostering a culture of quality and collaborative partnerships across sectors and government where…

2017
7/11

Year 12 Completion Certificate

A new letter to Year 12 students will make sure they know their thirteen years of compulsory education is complete. From this year, students will receive formal notification that they have completed their compulsory education following the end of Year 12 exams. This is an important notification ahead of the increase in the minimum school…

2017
7/11

Year 10 Transition Statement

Year 10 students will notice a new line on their end-of-year school report from this year. The Year 10 transition statement shows that a student has completed their education to Year 10, and has submitted a transition plan to move into senior secondary or other further education. The transition statement acknowledges a student’s commitment to continue…

2017
4/11

2018 Community Partnerships Grants – Combatting Bullying Initiative

The Department of Education invites expressions of interest for the 2018 Community Partnership Grants ($50,000 each). The purpose of the grants is to establish community partnerships with schools to deliver programs that support safe and inclusive school environments where diversity is valued and where all members of the community feel respected and valued, particularly in…

2017
31/10

Celebrating the power of families learning together during 26TEN Week

Last week was 26TEN week where adults and children across Tasmania celebrated the power of learning together as a family. Over 40 organisations hosted 80 activities at schools, local councils, child care centres, play groups and other 26TEN member organisations. A great example is what’s happening in the 26TEN Derwent Valley Community at ptunarra Child…

2017
20/10

Award Winners Recognised for Education Excellence

We would like to congratulate the 16 winners of the Department of Education Awards for Excellence announced tonight, recognising the work of some of our best public educators, volunteers and staff. These Awards are a way for us to formally acknowledge the dedication and commitment of the individuals and teams who have demonstrated outstanding excellence,…