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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.

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.

Annual Reports

The Department of Education and Training Annual Report 2017–18 was tabled in Parliament on 18 October 2018.  ...

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.

Department of Education and Training Graduate Program

At the Department of Education and Training, our graduates are strategic and analytical thinkers, innovative and future focused. Our graduates demonstrate a high level of integrity, flexibility and resilience. They are collaborative communicators, intellectually curious and seek out learning...

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 2017/18

Department of Education and Training Legal Services Expenditure 2017/18

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...

Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP)

The Department of Education and Training participates in the Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP).

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...

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. ...