DoE White Ribbon Accreditation

If you or someone you know is impacted by family violence, call the Safe at Home Family Violence Response and Referral Line on 1800 633 937 or visit As one of the largest employers in Tasmania and leading the education of Tasmania’s children, DoE is in a unique position to make a real difference…


New Professional Learning Program for 2018/19

Principal Preparation Program In 2018 the Department of Education will facilitate a Principal Preparation Program for leaders who are aspiring to the principal position. It is a significant Workforce Development strategy delivered through the Professional Learning Institute. The Principal Preparation Program closely aligns with the Australian Professional Standard for Principals. This Standard describes what principals…


Anything Can Happen Campaign

Today we launched a brand new public campaign, ‘Anything Can Happen’, which focuses on encouraging our young people to remain engaged in education and training through to Year 12. The vast majority of today’s jobs require a Year 12 qualification or higher, and employers are looking for people who are connected, resilient, creative and curious…


National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

The National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence is Australia’s key anti-bullying event for schools in 2018. This year, schools are called to imagine a world free from bullying and share their ideas on how to make this happen. As a way of spreading this message, the Department of Education is running an image sharing campaign where…


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…


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…