AU WA A1962 - DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [1]

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status

Department

Legal Status Text

Authorized form of name

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [1]

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Description identifier

AU WA A1962

Description area

Dates of existence

2001-07-01 - 2003-02-02

History

In 2001, the Education Department of Western Australia was renamed the Department of Education due to Machinery of Government Changes.

The Department of Education was focussed on ensuring all government school students developed the knowledge, skills and confidence to achieve their individual potential and contribute to society.

In 2002, there were 1123 schools in the State, enrolling 365,571 students. Of these, 255,461 students were enrolled in 775 government schools.

On 3 February 2003, the Department of Education and the Department of Training were merged to form the Department of Education and Training.

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Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Public Sector Management Act 1994 section 35(1)(d)
Enabling Legislation: School Education Act 1999; Public Education Endowment Act 1909

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Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A725 - EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (1994-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A725

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Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1994-01-01 - 2001-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1203 - DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING (2003-02-03 - 2009-30-10)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1203

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 - 2003-02-02

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Status

Draft

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Archivist's notes