Educational Adjustments – disability funding, meeting learner needs

In 2020 a new nation leading disability funding approach will be rolled out across Tasmanian Government schools. Educational Adjustments – disability funding, meeting learner needs will make a huge difference for our students by aligning resourcing to individual need. Approximately 2,000 additional students will now be supported under the new model, and it will also…


Tasmanian students have a say in their wellbeing

The Government has released the data from the Student Wellbeing Survey that Tasmanian government school students completed during Term 3 2019 with a total of 95 per cent of Tasmanian students reporting they have a good relationship and support from their teachers. For the first time in Tasmanian Government Schools we have a shared understanding…


Working Together

A review of our Working Together – Supporting Early Learning pilot, conducted earlier this year confirmed its success, with early positive changes and benefits observed. The pilot offered up to 400 hours of free early education to 51 eligible children, across 11 sites, coupled with intensive wrap around support services for their families. Recommendations from…


Together We Inspire Award Winners 2019

Tonight the 2019 Department of Education Together We Inspire Awards were held in Hobart to celebrate Tasmania’s terrific public education system. The awards are now in their eighth year and provide an important opportunity to recognise the outstanding efforts of staff across the Department in delivering educational outcomes for learners across the state at every…


Proposed amendments to the Teachers Registration Act 2000

We are currently undertaking consultation on proposed amendments to the Teachers Registration Act 2000. For further information about the proposed changes and how you can provide feedback, please visit – The consultation period concludes on 22 September 2019.


Review of the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians

As part of the Review of the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians the Department is holding Youth Stakeholder consultation forums in Devonport and Hobart. In Devonport, at the Paranaple Convention Centre, Devonport on Tuesday 20 August from 2:30pm – 4:30pm In Hobart, at the Sustainable Learning Centre near Hobart College on Wednesday…