The Department of Education, Training and Employment 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.
From 2015, Year 7 will become the first year of high school across Queensland. Find out more about the preparations, the development of Junior Secondary in state schools and the experiences of our Year 7 pilot schools.
In 2015 the Queensland Government will invest a total of $183 million in additional funding for state schools to improve student performance under the Great Results Guarantee.
The Queensland Government has released an action plan to reform the state's further education and training sector.
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 draft Queensland Education Accord is now available for public consultation. You are encouraged to have your say on the 30-year vision for education in Queensland by completing the online survey.
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 Office for Early Childhood Education and Care is responsible for:
Term 1: 28 Jan - 4 Apr
Term 2: 22 Apr - 27 Jun
Term 3: 14 Jul - 19 Sept
Term 4: 7 Oct - 12 Dec
2015 state school calender (PDF, 237KB)