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Adult Learners’ Week national project funding

What is Adult Learners’ Week? Adult Learners’ Week takes place in the first week of September each year. It is an international event embodied in the 1997 Hamburg Declaration on Adult Learning, to which Australia is a signatory.

About the Department

The Department of Education and Training is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians access quality and affordable early child care and childhood education, school education, higher education, vocational education and training, international education and research.

Annual Reports

The Department of Education and Training Annual Report 2016–17 was tabled in Parliament on 25 October 2017.  The Department of Education and Training Annual Report 2016–17 is available as a html version and an accessibility optimised PDF.

Jobs at the Department of Education and Training

The Department of Education and Training offers career opportunities in a department that brings together people, policies and programs to support the Australian Government’s initiatives including access to quality and affordable early child care and childhood education, school education, higher...

Department of Education and Training Graduate Program

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated graduates who are passionate about education and want to make a difference to the lives of all Australians.

Budget

Through the annual Australian Government Budget, the Department of Education and Training is allocated funding to deliver policies that help Australians access quality child care, preschool, school education, higher education, skills, training, international education and research.

Indigenous Australian Government Development Programme (IAGDP)

The Department of Education and Training is engaging in the 2016-17 Indigenous Australian Government Development Program (IAGDP) The IAGDP is an entry-level employment and development program for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in working in the...

Grants

The Department of Education and Training may offer grants to organisations or individuals, to support the Australian Government’s policies and programs on early child care and childhood education, school education, higher education, vocational education and training, international...

Department of Education and Training Legal Services Expenditure 2015/16

The department’s legal service expenditure for 2015/16 financial year.

Department of Education and Training – Legal Services Expenditure 2016/17

Department of Education and Training Legal Services Expenditure 2016/17

National School Resourcing Board

The Australian Government has established a National School Resourcing Board (the Board) to provide greater independent oversight over Commonwealth school funding.

The department’s Reconciliation Action Plan

Opportunity through learning — our vision for education, training and reconciliation. ...