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.
Giving teenagers experiences that last a lifetime, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is a flexible, interesting and fun packed program for all young people between the age of 14 and 25.
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.
A positive start to school will help your child develop a lifelong love of learning. A successful transitions to school is more than a great first day. Find out how you can help your child enjoy a positive start to school.
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 calendar (PDF, 237KB)