The Orb Website Launched

The Department of Education (DoE) understands that Tasmanian Aboriginal culture is a living culture that is deeply informed by the past. The DoE is excited to announce a new online multimedia resource, known as The Orb, which will provide teachers with a wide range of materials to assist in the teaching of Tasmanian Aboriginal Histories…


150 Years of Public Education – Call for Ambassadors

Are you interested in becoming an everyday champion of the 150th anniversary of public education in the state? The Department of Education is celebrating the significant milestone with events across Tasmania, and is calling for nominations for Ambassadors to share their stories of growth, courage, aspiration and respect in our schools. Tasmania was the first state…


Education Workforce Roundtable – Declaration Signing

Today saw the signing and endorsement of an important Declaration for the Government’s Education Workforce Roundtable, which brings together Tasmania’s education leaders to work collaboratively to advise and design strategies that will ultimately deliver our More Teachers, Quality Teaching. This Declaration is a formal statement of the Roundtable’s intent and purpose to build a nation-leading…


Child and Student Wellbeing Strategy Launched

The Department of Education understands that wellbeing is vital in supporting Tasmanian children to reach their potential. The recent release of the Department first Wellbeing Strategy places young Tasmanians at the forefront of our efforts to improve wellbeing and deliver better outcomes for students. We know that many of our students face significant challenges and…


Staying in Education: Increased Minimum Education and Training Leaving Requirements from 2020

Staying in Education: Increased Minimum Education and Training Leaving Requirements from 2020 Tasmanian students are staying in education and training for longer, assisting them to achieve a qualification that significantly improves their life chances and choices. The progress made over the last four years is clear to see in this graph showing Tasmanian Education Retention…


Tasmanian Budget 2018-19

The State Budget for 2018-19 was announced today, the Budget contains many positives for the Department, and for public education in Tasmania. The Government is continuing to invest in education and training, spending $6.75 billion over four years. We know that education is the single most powerful driver for improving economic and social outcomes in…