Education & Child Development, Department for (DECD)

Education & Child Development, Department for (DECD)

formerly Education & Children's Services, Department of (DECS)

Organisation Address
31 Flinders St Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
Organisation Phone
08 8226 1527
1800 088 158
Organisation Email
GPO Box 1152 Adelaide, SA 5001 Australia
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm

State Government Department responsible for ensuring the provision of children’s services and public education throughout South Australia
1. SCHOOLS
Information about all children's services, pre-schools, primary schools, high schools (including independent schools), area schools, special schools and ethnic schools is available from DECD via its website, head office or District Offices
2. REGIONAL OFFICES
Comment: Regional offices offer a range of professional support services to students, families and teachers for learning, social, emotional and behavioural problems occurring at school
Metropolitan
Adelaide Hills - 22 Druids Ave, Mount Barker 5251
Tel. 8391 4705
Eastern Adelaide - 5-11 Briar Rd, Felixstow 5070
Tel. 8366 8800
Northern Adelaide - 1st Floor, Elizabeth House, Oxenham Dr, Elizabeth 5112
Tel. 8256 8111
Southern Adelaide - 5th Floor, Noarlunga House, Noarlunga Centre 5168
Tel. 8207 3700
Western Adelaide - Beatty St, Flinders Park 5025
Tel. 8416 7333
Country
Barossa Region - 1st Floor, Elizabeth House, Oxenham Dr, Elizabeth 5112
Tel. 8256 8111
Limestone Coast Region - 64 Commercial St West, Mount Gambier 5290
Tel. 8724 5300
Murray & Mallee Region - 20 Beatty Tce, Murray Bridge 5253
Tel. 8532 0700
Far North & Aboriginal Lands Region - Rupert St, Port Augusta 5700
Tel. 8641 6877
Fleurieu & Kangaroo Island Region - 1st Floor, Elizabeth House, Oxenham Dr, Elizabeth 5112
Tel. 8256 8111
Eyre & Western Region - 34 Oxford Tce, Port Lincoln 5606
Tel. 8682 3788
Yorke & Mid North Region - Mary Elie St, Port Pirie 5540
Tel. 8638 1801
3. ADULT SECONDARY EDUCATION
Comment: In addition to the adult re-entry schools, other secondary schools and colleges also accept adults wishing to return to secondary education. For information about courses available in other schools, contact local high schools 
Services
Secondary education for adults - including bridging courses
School Assessed Subjects (SAS) and Publicly Examined Subjects (PES) within the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)
Adult Re-entry Schools
Charles Campbell College 
Christies Beach High School & Southern Vocational College
Edward John Eyre High School
Hamilton Secondary College Senior Campus
Lefevre High School 
Marden Senior College
Open Access College (correspondence studies)
Para West Adult Campus
Thebarton Senior College
4. CHILD CARE SERVICES
Web www.decs.sa.gov.au/childrensservices
Comment: The Department of Education and Children's Services is the state government organisation with responsibility for licensing care services; monitoring service standards; planning and implementing new care services; promoting best practice and quality improvement services.
Early childhood education and care services are provided, licensed or sponsored by the Department of Education and Children's Services. These services are available for young children from birth to school age, as well as childcare for children attending school. They include, Preschools, Out of school hours care, Vacation care, Centre based care, Home based care - including Family Day Care

Information
Services
Last updated: 07/03/2014
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