Therapeutic approach to youth justice reforms

The Tasmanian Government is committed to establishing new facilities as part of a reform of the entire Youth Justice System. Young…

Safeguarding Leads appointed in schools

A Safeguarding Lead has been appointed in every Tasmanian Government school to help ensure all children and young people in…

Public consultation now open on the Draft National Teacher Workforce Action Plan

The Tasmanian Government and the Department for Education, Children and Young People are committed to building our highly valued teaching…

Annual Reports Tabled in Parliament

The 2021-22 Annual Reports for both the Department of Education and the Department of Communities Tasmania were tabled in Parliament during the last week of October.

Curious about hosting an international student?

Do you want to be Tasmania’s next Homestay Host of the Year? Homestay is a fantastic opportunity for your family…

Welcome to the Department for Education, Children and Young People

1 October 2022 marked the establishment of the new Department for Education, Children and Young People. The new Department brings…

Temporary School Closures – Wednesday, 28 September 2022

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has directed its members to participate in two hour stop work action on Wednesday 28 September 2022 from 8.30am to 10.30am.

Safeguarding Officers in Schools project

The State Government has committed to appointing Safeguarding Officers in every Tasmanian Government school and planning for this work is under way.

STEM Specialist Teacher wins teaching fellowship

We are happy to join with Schools Plus and Commonwealth Bank in congratulating Montello Primary School teacher, Daniel Edwards, on winning a 2022 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Award.

Respectful Schools Campaign continues

Encouraging respectful behaviours in school settings is an action the Department for Education, Children and Young People takes very seriously.