Director-General's messages to staff Page ContentCurrent message 23 June 2020 COVID-safe workplace training As we transition back to the workplace, we all have a role to play in ensuring our workplaces are COVID-safe.Previous messages 10 June 2020Equal employment opportunity censusThe Equal employment opportunity census supports We All Belong, the department’s commitment to being inclusive and our approach to workforce inclusion and diversity. 26 May 2020Academic reportingThe Department of Education has modified the requirements for reporting student achievement for Semester 1. 29 April 2020Revised academic reporting requirementsThe first five weeks of Term 2 is seeing the delivery of a home-based learning program to all state school students (including those students who attend school sites). 12 March 2020Blue Card changesTo strengthen protection for children, enhanced Blue Card laws will start soon. Employees cannot start or continue employment without a valid Blue Card. 27 February 2020Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education DeclarationIn December 2019, Education Council launched a new national declaration on educational goals for young Australians. 11 February 2020Think before you postDid you know that you may be held accountable for what you post on your personal social media?A share, like, comment or post could have unintended consequences that may lead to disciplinary action. 28 January 2020All Kinds of Minds neurodiversity pilot—get involvedThe Director-General recently launched the All Kinds of Minds neurodiversity pilot as part of the workforce inclusion strategy: Able. Valuing talent in all abilities.