The Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) has as its vision to provide a better future for all Australians through learning, science and innovation. DEST’s goals are to deliver the Government’s outcomes for Australia in these areas. These outcomes are:
· That students achieve high quality foundation skills and learning outcomes from schools;
· That individuals achieve relevant skills and learning outcomes from post school education and training for work and life; and
· The advancement of social development and economic growth.