Education in Tasmania

By |April 11th, 2012|

The eight in our series of articles covering education in australia looks at the education system in the small state of Tasmania.

The education system in Tasmania comprises two tertiary education institutions; the government run K-12 schooling system, and numerous independent private schools and colleges, most of which are controlled or sponsored by religious organisations.

Public education in Tasmania

Public education in Tasmania is managed primarily by the State Government’s Department of Education. The Department is responsible for all aspects of education in Tasmania including schooling, Adult Education, the State Library and TAFE Tasmania, a vocational tertiary institution with many campuses around the state. […]