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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.


NAIDOC Week events and festivities will be held across Australia from 3-10 July, including a Family Fun Day on Friday 8 July at Musgrave Park, West End

Nominations for the 2016 Premier's Sustainability Awards are closing soon

Congratulations to the 22 talented primary and secondary school ensembles presented with the best performance trophies at the Fanfare 2016 regional finals

Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow grant schools announced

Johnathon Thurston and Matthew Bowen encourage all parents to be involved in the Respectful relationships education program

Find out how the 2016-17 Queensland Budget advances our economy to create jobs by growing innovation, attracting investment and building infrastructure.

Indigenous Education Conference 2016 - 4 July

Congratulations to the 175 top achievers selected to contest the 2016 Queensland Training Awards regional finals in July and August.

QParents has now officially launched! Parents looking to connect with their child's school can ask about joining or let us know directly using the QParents portal

New resources released to help hospitality and tourism students



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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