Become a Teacher at the Department of Education

The Department of Education is launching a new recruitment drive which is designed to attract more quality teachers to commence from Term 1, 2020. Recruitment activities for 2019 are building on the success of the 2018 campaign which saw 69 Teachers employed in a permanent capacity from the beginning of this year. During Term 2…


Key data report 2019 released

The Department of Education has released a key data report in line with the Tasmanian Government’s Open Data Policy as part of our commitment to transparency and openness. The effective management and use of data is a key strategic priority for the Department. Being data informed enables us to identify student need and measure success…


Investment in Early Learning Centres around Tasmania

The Tasmanian Government is investing $15.5 million over four years ($21 million over six years) to build six new Child and Family Learning Centres (CFLC), co-located on school sites, in the communities of Sorell, Kingborough, Glenorchy, East Tamar, West Ulverstone and Waratah‑Wynyard. The CFLCs are early learning hubs that are core to the realisation for…


Family Engagement Review 2019

Families are the first and most influential educators of our children. Evidence shows that when families are engaged in education, student retention, achievement and wellbeing outcomes all improve. In 2018, the Department of Education undertook a review of how it engages families in education and decision making. The Family Engagement Review Report makes three recommendations…


Launch of the Literacy Action Plan

Today the Minister for Education and Training, Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP, launched our Literacy Action Plan, a key part of ensuring that all Tasmanians have the literacy skills they need for the workforce and for everyday life. Improving literacy performance has been prioritised as a key goal, and the Literacy Plan for Action provides a…


‘The Comedian, the Techie and the Thrill-Seeker inspire Newtown High School students’

  Three successful Tasmanian entrepreneurs came together today to educate and inspire a cohort of more than 160 teenage boys, sending the strong message that armed with the foundation of a good public education, they too can transform their passions into a career. Former public school students and now Ambassadors of Public Education, Simon French,…