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Department of Education and Training

The department is committed to preparing Queenslanders with the knowledge, skills and confidence to participate effectively in the community and the economy.

Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)

Responsible for the provision of quality integrated early childhood education and care services for children from birth to 12 years in Queensland.

School education

Provides high quality and accessible services to more than 500,000 students who attend over 1,200 state schools from Prep to Year 12.

Training and Skills

Responsible for the provision of targeted funding for the delivery of vocational education and training. It also supports vocational education and training providers, employers, students, apprentices and trainees.

All of these services are supported by:

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Statutory Authorities

The department supports the Minister for Education and Minister for Training and Skills in meeting their obligations with respect to portfolio statutory bodies under their enabling and legislation. The department also supports the statutory bodies through the administration of funding and grants.

View the list of the statutory authorities within the Education and Training portfolio.

For more information - search Queensland Register of Appointments to Government Bodies External Link

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This page was last reviewed on 18 Aug 2017

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