Tasmania Schools with Go to Australia
Free Enrollment Service for International Students to the schools in Tasmania
Tasmania lies south of Victoria, separated from the mainland by the Bass Strait. Hobart, it’s capital, has a population of around 200,000 residents and it is the most populous city in this state of about 500,000 people.
The east coast of the state is relatively warm and dry while the entire island is a haven for those who love the wilderness experience of the state’s World Heritage listed regions. Café society is thriving and Tasmania is known for its fine food and wine. Sports such as AFL and cricket are popular, as are the arts – Tasmania has its own symphony orchestra, classical ballet company and various galleries, both cosmopolitan and specialised.
All teachers in Tasmania are university-trained, many at the post-graduate level. School runs from kindergarten to Year 12 and can include equivalent work experience for years 11 and 12, while the senior secondary colleges utilise the best in learning resources, technology and sports training.
The curriculum consists of English literacy (including speakers of Languages Other Than English – LOTE), maths, science, history and society, health, the arts and Vocational and Applied Learning (VAL). Learning how to use information and communication technologies is built into all areas of the curriculum.
The goal of the curriculum is to teach students to understand and apply their learning, to reason and solve problems, communicate effectively, grow in positive self-confidence and become involved in community life.
International fee-paying students have access to Homestay, which is compulsory for the under-18’s, and this service is provided by a range of families from parents with children to single mums or retirees. These families, msny of whom who trace their origins back to Europe, Asia and the Americas, reflect the multiculturalism of Tasmanian society and the diversity of Tasmanians who want to help international students to learn English and learn about Australia.
Schools in Tasmania, in consultation with their communities, aim to provide a rich and enjoyable learning experience shaped to meet the needs of the individual student in order to assist them achieve their best.