Communique to Members FEBRUARY 2017

February Management Committee meeting TASSO sincerely thanks the Honourable Jeremy Rockliff Minister for Education and Training for attending the Management Committee meeting held at Nixon Street Primary on 18th February. Education Act 2016    The Minister confirmed TASSO will receive additional funding to support the implementation of the Education Act over the next twelve months.  We [...]

2017-09-12T02:58:33+00:00 February 28th, 2017|

Education Act 2016 – Update

Dear members, As you would be aware the Education Act 2016 has recently been passed by the Parliament and the implementation project has commenced from within the Department of Education. From recent conversations with key department personnel, we have been able to confirm the following key points: All school associations (regardless of current circumstances) will [...]

2018-07-18T05:03:33+00:00 November 25th, 2016|

Communique to Members NOVEMBER 2016

Education Act 2016  As you would be aware the Education Act 2016 has recently been passed by the Parliament and the implementation period has commenced. Throughout the consultation process we have passed on the concerns of our members to the Education Department and to all members of Parliament. While these concerns did not result in [...]

2018-07-18T05:03:33+00:00 November 25th, 2016|

Communique to Members OCTOBER 2016

  Welcome 2016-17 TASSO Management Committee We are pleased to announce the following Office Bearers and Regional Delegates: President, Ant Dry Senior Vice-President, Trinette Newell    Junior Vice-President, Lisa Gillard Secretary, Gary Morse                                    Treasurer, Jared Dickason Northern Regional Delegates    [...]

2018-07-18T05:03:34+00:00 October 28th, 2016|

TASSO Submission to ACER Review of Years 9 – 12 in Tasmania

TASSO SUBMISSION to ACER Review Years 9- 12 September 2016 The Tasmanian Association of State School Organisations Inc. (TASSO) has provided feedback into the Review at the Focus Group held in Hobart and at two Public Consultations sessions. We take this opportunity to reiterate the points raised in those forums through this formal submission process. [...]

2018-07-18T05:03:34+00:00 October 26th, 2016|

Term 4 Southern Regional meeting

TASSO invites all supporters of public education to: TASSO Term 4 Southern Regional Meeting Wednesday 9th November 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm VENUE: TASSO office: 15 Rowitta Road Lindisfarne Children welcome :)  AGENDA Education Bill Issues from your school community RSVP to Trudy Margetts margettst@hotmail.com  0407 356 257 The Tasmanian Association of State School Organisations (TASSO) is a not for [...]

2016-10-13T02:28:25+00:00 October 13th, 2016|

Tasmanian Education Bill 2016

TASSO have written to all members of Parliament to outline the issues with the Education Bill Letter copied below: 7th October 2016. To all Members of the Tasmanian Parliament Education Bill 2016 There are four key messages that TASSO has with regards to the Education Bill.  There should be no change to the Entry Age and [...]

2018-07-18T05:03:34+00:00 October 7th, 2016|

Conference 2016

AGENDA ITEMS These are the Motions to be debated on the day, member schools unable to attend may lodge a proxy vote. Registrations close Friday August 12th. DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM TASSO 2016 STATE BUDGET SUBMISSION EDUCATION ACT 2016 - November Update ACER REVIEW 2016 of  YEARS 9-12 in TASMANIA Minutes of AGM and Conference [...]

2018-07-18T05:03:34+00:00 August 8th, 2016|

PRESS RELEASE – 13 APR 2016: TASSO express concern over the process around the latest review of the Tasmanian Education Act.

TASSO acknowledges the government’s commitment to parental and community consultation in the drafting of the Act. Our concerns revolve around the very tight deadline in reviewing an act that comprises 252 Sections and six schedules over 319 pages. The draft Bill was issued for review on 14 March with final submissions closing on 13 May - [...]

2017-09-12T00:39:07+00:00 May 26th, 2016|



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