Department of Education (Western Australia)

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Department of Education
DOEWA / DOE / Department of Education
Formerly
Department of Education & Training (DET)
Key people
Jennifer McGrath - Acting Director General
Website www.education.wa.edu.au

Head office

The Department of Education is the government body responsible for education in Western Australia as well as on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Its head office is in East Perth.[1]

Sub-agencies and branches

Preceding agencies

  • General Board of Education, 31 August 1847 – 17 August 1871
  • Central Board of Education, 18 August 1871 – 12 October 1893
  • Education Department, 13 October 1893 – 1 July 1988
  • Ministry of Education, 1 July 1988 – 1 January 1994
  • Education Department of Western Australia, 1 January 1994 – 3 February 2003[a]
  • Department of Education and Training, 3 February 2003 – 30 October 2009[b]

Notes

  1. ^ On 3 February 2003, the Department of Education and the Department of Training were merged to form the Department of Education and Training.[6]
  2. ^ On the 30th of October 2009, the Department of Education and Training was demerged to form the Department of Education and the Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD)[7]

References

  1. ^ "Contact Us." (Archive) Department of Education, Western Australia. Retrieved on 4 January 2014. "151 Royal Street, East Perth 6004 Entry off Hill Street"
  2. ^ "Statewide Services Directory". det.wa.edu.au. personalName=Pamela MILLER; corporateName=Department of Education Western Australia; jurisdiction=Western Australia (WA); contact=Tel: (+61 8) 9264 4111, Fax: (+61 8) 9264 5005, Web: http://www.det.wa.edu.au; address=151 Royal Street, East Perth, WA 6004; [email protected]; sector=government. Retrieved 4 August 2018.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ "Leadership Institute - The Department of Education". det.wa.edu.au. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Schools of Special Educational Needs - The Department of Education". det.wa.edu.au. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  5. ^ "School of Isolated and Distance Education". www.side.wa.edu.au. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  6. ^ "AU WA 1203 - Department of Education and Training". State Records Office of Western Australia. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  7. ^ "The Western Australian vocational education and training system" (PDF). Retrieved 6 September 2017.

External links

  • Official website


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