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…


Nominations are now open for the Together We Inspire Awards 2018

Now is the time of year when staff, parents and community members get the opportunity to nominate an exceptional DoE employee or volunteer for the Together We Inspire Awards. The Together We Inspire Awards are an opportunity for Tasmanians to acknowledge the dedicated staff and volunteers in Government schools who have worked to support all…


Future Tasmanian Education Workforce Round Table

The first meeting of the future Tasmanian Education Workforce round table was held on 19 April 2018. The round table was convened by the Deputy Premier and Minister for Education and Training; Hon. Jeremy Rockliff MP. Education Workforce Stakeholders present included: Vice Chancellor, University of Tasmania; Professor Rufus Black Secretary, Tasmanian Department of Education; Tim…


HAVE YOUR SAY: Improving the Tasmanian Government’s digital services.

Simple, quick, easy government services for anyone, anywhere and anytime on any device. The Tasmanian Government is committed to finding ways to deliver better services for all Tasmanians and is looking at how digital technology can be used to meet the needs of a more mobile, connected society. You are invited to take part in…


Dr Laura Jana – early childhood really is everybody’s business!

Dr. Jana is a paediatrician, educator, author and international communicator committed to making sure all children have the support, skills, and tools they need to succeed in school, work and life. Dr. Jana understands the importance and lifelong benefits of nurturing healthy development pregnancy to 4 years and the role everyone can play to ensure…