Early Learning in the Huon Valley

Come Along and Celebrate Early Learning in the Huon Valley! When: Friday 24 May Time: 9:30am to 11:30am Where: Palais Theatre, Franklin Local organisations and professionals will be available to share information about their work and supports of interest to families. There will be fun activities for children and a shared morning tea. The purpose…


Roundtable focus areas in 2019

The first Education Workforce Roundtable meeting for 2019 was held on Tuesday 12 February welcoming Sally Milbourne, who replaces Malcolm Elliott as the new President of the Tasmanian Principals Association. The Roundtable’s collaboration shall continue providing valuable advice to guide the Department’s workforce strategies, focussing this year on; Strengthening initial teacher education and the support…


Nominations are now open for the Together We Inspire Awards 2019

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 learners to succeed as…


Bullying Stops Here! Website Launched

The Department’s new anti-bullying website – Bullying stops here! has been officially launched today. The site includes a comprehensive suite of resources for teachers, principals and system leaders.  These resources have been funded through the Tasmanian Government’s Combatting Bullying Initiative and developed by Real Schools, in consultation with the Department of Education. The website provides a…


Formation of the Early Learning Initiatives Steering Committee

Following an expression of interest process advertised in January 2019, the Secretary, Department of Education (DoE), is pleased to announce the newly formed Early Learning Initiatives Steering Committee (ELISC). The Committee is made up of nine voluntary members with a diverse mix of skills and expertise across a range of relevant fields, and is chaired…


A Plan for the Wellbeing of School Principals

Achieving our aspirations for learners in Tasmania’s schools starts with committed, capable and energised principals. The Principal Wellbeing Action Plan was launched today and recognises that ensuring principals are able to flourish in their complex roles is critical to maximising and sustaining positive learning environments and improvement in student learning. The Principal Wellbeing Action Plan identifies…