Our Submission to the Review of Tasmania's Draft Education Bill 2016

The HEA sent an extensive feedback submission to Tasmania Department of Education for the Review of the Draft Education Bill 2016. You can read the submission HERE.

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SURVEY to help inform BOSTES Review Panel

Online Survey Now Open for Consultation regarding BOSTEShttp://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2728846/BOSTES-Review 

*The survey includes specific homeschooling/registration questions* (select 'Parent')

The NSW Minister for Education has commissioned a review of BOSTES to ensure its current role, membership functions and structure continue to best serve the community of NSW into the future by setting high and consistent education standards, building the best quality teaching and associated workforce and improving outcomes for all students. (more info: http://bostesreview.nsw.edu.au/)

The Review Panel invites those involved in schooling in NSW and other interested parties to contribute their thoughts to the BOSTES Review.

The Review Panel invites teachers, principals, parents and senior secondary students to contribute their comments to the BOSTES Review by completing a short online survey available at BOSTES Review.

The survey, which is being conducted by Nous Group on behalf of the Panel, takes approximately 5 minutes to complete and responses will be not be individually identified. The survey closes on Thursday 5 May 2016.


An Information Session to inform home educators about the draft Tasmanian Education Act 2016 and how it would affect their registration, monitoring and other aspects of home education. We will be drawing on the Information Sheet endorsed by HEA.

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Following HEA Vice-President Vivienne Fox's call with the BoSTES Review Secretariat last week, a meeting has been arranged.
Vivienne and Karleen Gribble will meet with Phil Lambert, a member of the panel, on Monday 2nd May.


**IMPORTANT UPDATE:  Information Sheet for Tasmanian Home Educators!