School Health Nurse Program – The Hon Bronnie Taylor MLC Visit

Last Friday the Department of Education hosted The Hon Bronnie Taylor MLC’s (Parliamentary Secretary to Deputy Premier Southern NSW) and two advisers from the NSW Government who were looking at the school health nurse model. The Hon Bronnie Taylor MLC and her team visited two schools, Kings Meadows High School and Perth Primary School, exploring…


Respectful Relationships Education Package Launched

Domestic and family violence is never acceptable and everyone has a responsibility to act. Our children are the key to stopping the next generation of family violence. An essential element of the Tasmanian Government’s Safe Homes, Safe Families Action Plan has been the development of an extensive range of resources targeted at supporting schools, communities…


Workforce Development Graduations

Nardia Broomhall has never shied away from a challenge. Her decision to put her student cap back on this year and enrol in the Teacher Development: Inclusive Education Specialisation Initiative, after almost two decades as an educator, are testimony to that. She is clearly not one for hyperbole either. When asked whether she would encourage…


Working Together for 3 Year Olds – targeted pre-school initiative

The Minister for Education and Training, Jeremy Rockliff MP, has recently announced that the Government has decided not to proceed with implementing the voluntary earlier school starting age, but instead to implement the Working Together for 3 Year Olds – targeted pre-school initiative to provide Government subsidised participation in quality and accredited pre-school programs for…


B4 Early Years Coalition – Call for Members and Supporters

The B4 Early Years Coalition (B4) are now calling for organisations and individuals to join the Coalition. B4 is part of the Tasmanian Government’s commitment to providing quality early learning experiences for all young children, regardless of where they live or their family background. The B4 Early Years Coalition will connect people and organisations from across…


DoE Awards Finalists Announced

DoE Award finalists were recently announced as part of this year’s Department of Education Awards for Excellence.  Being nominated for an award is a credit to the staff and to the contribution they make in supporting education in Tasmania. Each and every one of you contribute to education in Tasmania, displaying excellence, innovation and care…