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Department of Education and Training

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.


Applications have opened for the 2016 Get Ready Queensland Resilient Australia Awards, celebrating innovation and best practice by local communities

Nominate now for the 2016 Queensland Multicultural Awards - entries close 3 May

Winners of this year's education awards announced

NAPLAN testing for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 to be held Tuesday 10 May to Thursday 12 May

Department's new $1 million per annum Education Horizon grants scheme offers up to $100,000 grants each year for education and training research

Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow grants available to schools

Applications are now open for the 2017 Premier's Anzac Prize

On 21 March, the Training website was migrated to SharePoint 2013

Learn about the Autism Hub this April for Autism Awareness Month

Visit the STEM Hub for resources and career information

Teach Rural Career Fair

Announcement on senior assessment and tertiary entrance processes

Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding round closes on 7 April, all eligible organisations are encouraged to apply as soon as possible

Keep up-to-date with key training initiatives, programs and opportunities. Follow our new Training and Skills - DET Queensland Facebook page



High quality state education is delivered to more than 70 percent of all Queensland school students at prep, primary and secondary levels.
Education, students, parents and carers, international students, schools and educators, Queensland academies



Queensland's entry point to training, apprenticeships and traineeships, and training government assistance.
Training, training: business and employers, apprenticeships and traineeships, training organisations, universities and higher education

Early Childhood

Early Childhood

The Early Childhood Education and Care division is responsible for:

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2016 school terms

Staff professional development days for 2016

Years 10, 11 and 12 finishing dates for 2016

2016 state school calendar (PDF, 309KB)

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