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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…

2020
3/6

Teach, Learn, Live Podcast: Episode 1

Kerry McMinn, Albuera Street Primary School Welcome to the Teach, Learn, Live Podcast. Join Tim Bullard, Secretary of the Tasmanian Department of Education, to learn about what’s happening in public education right across Tasmania. Every day, students, teachers, families and communities are working hard to ensure young Tasmanians have the skills they need to respond…

2020
2/6

2020 External Assessment Specifications – available now

COVID-19 has presented us with a number of unprecedented challenges so far this year, with students in Years 11 and 12 particularly affected and concerned about how this will impact their studies.  All stakeholders including TASC, the Department of Education, other school sectors, the University of Tasmania and public and private registered training organisations have…

2020
29/5

Mid-Year Reporting for Prep to Year 10

It is important that teachers maintain communication with parents and carers on their children’s progress and wellbeing. It is normally a requirement for Commonwealth funding that schools report twice a year providing A-E ratings. Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19 the Commonwealth has advised that there will be flexibility for 2020 Mid-year reporting. The…

2020
29/5

Staff Profile: Laura Love, School Psychologist

Laura has worked for the Department for seven “wonderful” years as a School Psychologist, with experience prior to this working across counselling, communications, facilitating learning, behavioural therapy, and rehabilitation. Originally from Sydney, she studied at Western Sydney University where she was awarded the Vice-Chancellors Leadership Scholarship and then moved to the Gold Coast where she…

2020
12/5

Stay Connected with Be@Connected?

Have you heard about Be@Connected? It’s a short series of FREE webcasts designed to help students prepare for life after Year 12. Guests speakers share their stories about how they’ve navigated their careers. They cover topics ranging from resilience, adaptability and communication to wellbeing, problem solving and much much more. Check out the schedule of…