News

2020
20/8

Packages of Learning

More than 200 Tasmanian students in Years 9-10 are aligning their learning program to a particular industry as part of the ‘Packages of Learning’ program which commenced this year. A total of 12 schools are taking part, following a successful pilot of the program in 2019 which saw strong engagement from students and positive results.…

2020
13/8

Talk and Read resources in the early years

The Bouncing Back – Talk and Read Project provides families of children from birth to Kindergarten, fun ideas about talking and reading that can support children’s learning both at home and at school. Schools will be receiving resources during Term 3 to distribute to: • families that were participating in Launching into Learning (LiL) sessions…

2020
6/8

Field Study Centres open for business again

The 2020-21 Physical Wellbeing and the Environment Action Plan released in May 2020 recognises the important elements that contribute to physical wellbeing and addresses them in key actions that focus on physical activity, nutrition and the environment. Field Study Centres provide opportunities for students to engage in the environment through hands on experiences in specialist…

2020
6/8

Become a Teacher at the Department of Education

Recruiting Now! Teach, Learn, Live in Tasmania Applications are now open for permanent and fixed-term teaching opportunities commencing Term 1, 2021. Permanent employment will be offered for targeted regional and high priority schools state-wide. Fixed-term opportunities are also available in schools across Tasmania. This is your opportunity to join a team where you will be…

2020
5/8

Teach, Learn, Live Podcast: Episode 8

Today on the Teach, Learn, Live podcast we are talking to Jessie Eberhardt, a member of the leadership team and Launching into Learning coordinator at  Penguin District School in the North West of Tasmania. Tim and Jessie discuss what it is like working in the early year’s space with curious learners and their families. They discuss…

2020
31/7

Early Learning Matters Week 2020

From 3 to 7 August, early childhood educators, parents, carers and community leaders around Australia will come together (online) to raise awareness and understanding of the importance of early learning. High-quality early education and care supports children to be confident, enthusiastic learners, building a foundation for wellbeing and achievement throughout their lives. There are lots of…