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Read all about events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and our schools and preschools on this page. Also see media releases.

Aspiring educators go bush in new pilot program

18 January 2021

A civil engineer, pharmacy assistant and career musician are retraining to take on a country teaching job

2021 school term calendar out now

15 January 2021

The new 2021 school term calendar is available now to download

Tired of the kids saying “I’m bored”?

11 January 2021

If you’re in need of some school holiday fun with an educational flavour (and less beach sand in the car), we have some tips for you.

Is your family bushfire ready?

6 January 2021

Hundreds of public schools, preschools and kindergartens are in bushfire prone areas. Here’s a handy guide on what you need to know and where to find it.

Let’s get reception ready

4 January 2021

Waving goodbye to your child as they start their schooling journey can be hard for parents and kids alike. Here are some tips to make the transition into school smoother for everyone.