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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.


Are you inspiring the next generation with your sustainability program? Nominate for the 2016 Premier's Sustainability Awards

Celebrate Queensland Week from 4-12 June. There's a range of ways your school or work can get involved

Last chance to nominate for the 2016 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools - entries close 30 May

Register now: VET Pathways professional development workshops for secondary school staff who provide career advice to students

Fanfare 2016 line-up announced - support your local regional festival from 16 May to 10 June

The reading period for the 2016 Premier's Reading Challenge has commenced for Prep to Year 9 students

Grants are now available to expand the study of languages and culture from Prep to Year 12 in Queensland schools

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

Winners of this year's education awards announced

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



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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