Early Years Education – Useful Links

For all Early Years Education enquiries, please contact Mark Seager at mseager@ist.tas.edu.au or phone 0491 200 308 eSafety Early Years Program Provides advice on how parents and carers can support young children to have safe and enjoyable experiences online. Australian Children’s Education and Care Authority (ACECQ) An independent national authority that assists governments in administering…


Guide: How to Set Up a VET Program

GUIDE The following provides a step-by-step procedure for setting up Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs for independent schools in Tasmania. STEP ONE – ASSESSING THE VIABILITY OF A VET PROGRAM The starting point is to establish that there is a need for a VET program, the type of program preferred, the resources needed and…


Handy Education Links

Links to Education Bodies: ACARA AITSL Department of Education and Training Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification Schools Registration Board Tasmania Tasmanian Department of Education Teachers Registration Board Tasmania NCCD Australian Curriculum Useful links for Families: KidsMatter My Future My SchoolEarly Entry to School Cross Sectoral Placement Committee Terms of Reference Additional Links: Australian…



Independent Schools and Gonski 2.0

From 2018 the Commonwealth funding arrangements for all schools will change. c088 – Independent Update 01_2017 -Independent Schools and Gonski 2


Schools Funding Announcement by Australian Government

IST has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of increased funding for non-government schools over a 10-year period. IST Executive Director Tony Crehan said that “The proposal provides certainty of funding for schools and sensibly sees all schools and states transition to an equal Commonwealth share of the Schooling Resource Standard SRS) by 2027. We support…