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2018
18/10

Together We Inspire Award Winners 2018

Last night the 2018 Department of Education Together We Inspire Awards were held in Launceston to celebrate Tasmania’s outstanding public education system. The awards are now in their seventh year, with this year bringing a new suite of award categories that are based on the Department of Education’s core values of Aspiration, Respect, Courage and…

2018
18/10

Tasmania celebrates 150 Years of Public Education

This year marks the 150th anniversary of when public education was formally made compulsory in Tasmania, and today the official celebration of this important milestone was launched. In 1868, Tasmania was the first state to introduce compulsory education in Australia, beginning a legacy of delivering what we know to be the best start in life…

2018
15/10

Supporting Student Need Website Launched

The Department of Education (DoE) is excited to announce a new online website for parents, teachers and the broader community, which provides information about the Department’s approach to Supporting Student Need. Aligned to the Learners First: Every Learner, Every Day 2018-2021 Strategic Plan, the Department is committed to enabling all learners to access, participate and engage in…

2018
9/10

VET and Vocational Learning in Tasmanian Schools – Statewide forums

The Years 9 to 12 Project has been established in response to the Review of Years 9 to 12 in Tasmania, conducted by ACER in 2016. The Years 9 to 12 Review made two key recommendations for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Vocational Learning (VL) in schools. These were: Initiate regular long-term strategies to…

2018
4/10

Inspired to Teach in Tasmania

Teachers are one of the biggest influencers of student success; therefore quality teaching is critical to improving student learning and education outcomes in Tasmania. Teachers are central to school improvement efforts. Improving the efficiency and equity of schooling depends, in large measure, on ensuring that competent people want to work as teachers, that their teaching…

2018
4/10

Managing Type 1 Diabetes in Schools – Workshops for Schools

Be part of a national conversation about managing type 1 diabetes in schools  We are inviting schools to be part of a national conversation to inform the future of diabetes education, training and support to schools across Australia. The Australian Government has asked Diabetes Australia to develop a new nationally consistent training and education program…