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Cover (new window) 403K
About this report (new window) 93K (page 2)
Contents (new window) 577K (pages 3-11)
Director-General's message (new window)
A review of the year's highlights and a snapshot of achievements.
Section 1 - About DET (new window)
This section outlines the scope of the Department's activities in what we do, it also discusses our strategic priorities and achievements, our links to community outcomes and the challenges we strive to meet.
Section 2 - Working with the Australian Government (new window) 1.5M (pages 28-35)
Section 3 - Chief Finance Officer Report (new window)
A summary of the department's income, expenses, assets and liabilities.
The Performance reports section provides an analysis of the department's 'actual' performance against the 2009-10 indicators and measures outlined in the 2009-2013 Strategic Plan and the Service Delivery Statements.
This section also provides a summary of the underlying initiatives and activities that supported the department's performance for the year.
Section 4 - Giving children a flying start (new window) 4.0M (pages 42-49)
Section 5 - Laying strong educational foundations (new window) 2.6M (pages 50-75)
Note: An annex to the Department of Education and Training Annual Report that addresses the department's response to the Carers (Recognition) Act 2008, is in Appendix 6. It is recommended that Appendix 6 be downloaded in conjunction with Section 5.
Section 6 - Developing skills for the economy (new window) 2.0M (pages 76-101)
Section 7 - Creating a capable, agile and sustainable (new window) 1.8M (pages 102-131)
Note: An annex to the Department of Education and Training Annual Report that addresses the departmentís response to the Carers (Recognition) Act 2008, is in Appendix 6. It is recommended that Appendix 6 be downloaded in conjunction with Section 7.
Section 8 - Department of Education and Training financial statements (new window)
The following addendum provides details of grant funding recipients in order to provide greater transparency over grant funding detailed in the department's financial statements.
Grants to non-government bodies (new window) 850K
Appendix 1 - Governance committees (new window) 119K (page 178-180)
Appendix 2 - Statutory bodies and other entities (new window) 152K (pages 181-186)
Appendix 3 - Women on boards (new window) 118K (page 187)
Appendix 4 - Queensland Government Reconciliation Action Plan (QRAP) DET 2009 - 10 implementation (new window) 296K (pages 188-189)
Appendix 5 - Overseas travel (new window) 1.7M (pages 190-234)
Appendix 6 - Addressing requirements under the Carers (Recognition) Act 2008 (Annex pages) (new window) 220K (pages 250-251)
Glossary and Acronyms and Abbreviations (new window) 401K (pages 235-244)
The Legislative compliance checklist (new window) 64K outlines the governance, performance, reporting compliance and procedural requirements of the Financial Accountability Act (2009). The checklist contains references to the relevant sections of the annual report where each disclosure requirement has been addressed. It provides the reader with guidance to ensure the agency's annual report complies with all requirements under the legislation and other reporting requirements enabling the reader, including Parliament, to obtain all relevant information to make informed decisions.
The Department continually strives to meet best practice reporting standards, and values the views of our readers. We welcome feedback on the annual report via email to Annual Report @ DET or by contacting the Governance Strategy and Planning Branch, PO Box 15033, City East QLD 4002.