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.
The Corporate Governance Framework outlines the principles, elements and mechanisms used in the Department of Education, Training and Employment to support effective corporate governance through strong leadership, responsible and ethical decision making, management and accountability and performance management.
If you thought TAFE was just for school-leavers, think again.
Increasingly, mature-age professionals and university graduates are turning to TAFE for the quality, value-for-money training that provides the challenges and practical courses they are seeking.
Visit TAFE Queensland for a fresh look at course offerings.
Our Strategic Plan provides a framework to achieve the portfolio's aims of giving children a flying start; laying strong educational foundations, developing skills for the economy and creating a capable, agile and sustainable organisation.
The Queensland Government has released an action plan that aims to lift the professional standards of teachers and provide schools with greater autonomy.
The Office for Early Childhood Education and Care is responsible for:
Term 1: 29 Jan - 28 Mar
Term 2: 15 Apr - 21 Jun
Term 3: 8 Jul - 20 Sep
Term 4: 8 Oct - 13 Dec