Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (Victoria)

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (Victoria)

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) (formerly Department of Education & Training, then Department of Education) provides the policy and planning advice for the delivery of education and early childhood development in the state of Victoria, Australia.

The department supports and advises the Victorian Minister for Education, Bronwyn Pike, and the Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development, Maxine Morand, and helps with the management and administration of their portfolios.

* There are also equivalent state and territory departments in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Western Australia and Tasmania.
* In South Australia, the equivalent is the Department of Education and Children's Services.
* In the Northern Territory, the equivalent is the Department of Employment, Education and Training.
* In Queensland, the equivalent is the Department of Education, Training and the Arts.

See also

*VELS
*Victorian Certificate of Education
*Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning
*Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
*

External links

* [http://www.education.vic.gov.au Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria website]
* [http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/default.htm About the Department]
* [http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/directions/changestodepartment.htm Changes to the Department]
* [http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/structure/default.htm Facts and figures about Victoria's education system]
* [http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/keydates/termdates.htm School term dates for Victoria]
* [http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/statutory/default.htm Statutory Authorities in the Victorian education portfolio]
* [http://montroseps.vic.edu.au]


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