Department of Education and Training (Victoria)

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Department of Education and Training
Department of Education and Training (Victoria).png
Department overview
Formed1 January 2015 (2015-01-01)
Preceding Department
JurisdictionVictoria, Australia
Ministers responsible
Department executive
  • Jenny Atta, Secretary
Websiteeducation.vic.gov.au
Agency IDPROV VA 5035

The Department of Education and Training (DET) is a government department in Victoria, Australia.[1]

Known as the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development until January 2015, the DET is responsible for the state's education system.

Ministers[edit]

The DET supports two ministers in the following portfolios[2]:

Name Party Portfolio
James Merlino Labor Minister for Education
Gayle Tierney Labor Minister for Training
Minister for Higher Education

Functions[edit]

The DET has responsibility for the following policy areas[3]:

Agencies[edit]

Agencies under the DET's portfolios include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]