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2020
17/6

Teach, Learn, Live Podcast: Episode 3

In this weeks episode of the Teach, Learn, Live podcast, Tim chats with Lyndon Riggall, from Launceston College, one of Tasmania’s great beginning teachers. Lyndon shares his experience of the Teacher Intern Placement Program, which offers scholarships to UTAS students in the final year of their teaching qualification, to study and work part-time in one of Tasmania’s schools.…

2020
12/6

All 2020 external assessment adjustments now finalised

TASC has confirmed that all 2020 external assessment adjustments for 2020 (only) are now available on the TASC website.  This includes English 3, Maths and Science courses which have not previously been published. Sample questions for Science and Maths courses and advice about when these will be available will be provided by Friday 19 June. …

2020
10/6

Physical Wellbeing and the Environment Action Plan Launched

The Physical Wellbeing and the Environment Action Plan, released today, highlights the important elements that contribute to physical wellbeing and addresses them in key actions that focus on physical activity, nutrition and the environment. It is another key resource under the Department of Education’s Child and Student Wellbeing Strategy which supports the Department’s overall approach…

2020
10/6

Teach, Learn, Live Podcast: Episode 2

Ruth Davidson, Director, Child and Student Wellbeing In episode 2 of the Teach, Learn, Live podcast, Tim Bullard chats to Ruth Davidson the Director of Student Wellbeing.Wellbeing is critical for children and young people to take part in their learning. Join Tim and Ruth as they discuss why children and students need to be safe…

2020
5/6

Share your story

We would love to hear stories of how your child’s school or teacher has inspired you during this time of COVID-19. Over the past few months it has become more evident than ever before that schools are the heart of our communities and are greatly valued. The strong partnerships of parents working with teachers and…

2020
5/6

Staff Profile: Maddy Polegaj, DoE Speech and Language Pathologist

Maddy began her career with the Department when she first graduated from the University of Sydney, where she studied a Master of Speech Language Pathology.  “I had heard it was a great place to work and it definitely is, when you are starting out you are supervised well, there is a great team around you…