The Department of Education and Training is committed to ensuring Queenslanders have the education and skills they need to contribute to the economic and social development of Queensland.
The department delivers world-class education and training services for people at every stage of their personal and professional development. We are also committed to ensuring our education and training systems are aligned to the state's employment, skills and economic priorities.
The Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art 2015 are open for submissions. All Queensland schools offering senior visual art are invited to submit. The 2014 winning works are on show at the Gallery of Modern Art.
The Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Instrumental Music (MOST) 2015 offers a residential extension program for musically outstanding students from Queensland state secondary schools, culminating in a gala concert at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Tickets are available through QTIX.
Solid partners Solid futures is the Queensland Government's plan to improve early childhood, education, training and employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders
The Premier's Reading Challenge is an opportunity for children to improve their literacy, cultivate a passion for literature and encourage them to read widely for pleasure. All Queensland schools can register Prep - Year 9 students to participate in this year's Premier's Reading Challenge.
Queensland's entry point to jobs, careers and training, apprenticeships and traineeships, and employment and training government assistance.
Training, training: business and employers, apprenticeships and traineeships, training organisations, universities and higher education
The Early Childhood Education and Care division is responsible for:
Term 1: 27 Jan - 2 Apr
Term 2: 20 Apr - 26 Jun
Term 3: 13 Jul - 18 Sept
Term 4: 6 Oct - 11 Dec
2015 state school calender (PDF, 237KB)