General Education Programs

Students First

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING

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About Us

An effective education system where students come first offers greater opportunities to raise self-worth and better support families and communities.

The Australian Government has a plan to put students first and improve their education outcomes and our schools. We want students to have a quality education with access to the best teachers and an up-to-date and relevant curriculum, and for the people who know them best – their parents, teachers, principals and community – to be able to make informed decisions that will affect their education.

Under the students-first approach, the Australian Government will work with the states and territories, teachers and parents to focus on four key areas that will make a difference:

Quick Facts About The Region

Dept of Education - Canberra is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and City, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.