ESA is a sustainable education service provider, working collaboratively in the interests of all Australian education jurisdictions to provide technology-based services for education. ESA develops cost-efficient products and services that can be adapted in response to emerging technologies and changing needs of the education and training sector.

ESA provides:

  • development, sharing and deployment of nationally owned technical data and assessment systems
  • digital teaching and learning resources, tools and services
  • information and communications technology services.

ESA's role

ESA was established by education ministers on 1 March 2010 to:

  • advance key nationally agreed education initiatives, programs and projects by providing services including:
    • researching, testing and developing effective and innovative technologies and communication systems for use in education
    • devising, developing and delivering curriculum and assessment, professional development, career and information support services
    • facilitating the pooling, sharing and distribution of knowledge, resources and services to support and promote elearning
    • supporting national infrastructure to ensure access to quality-assured systems and content and interoperability between individuals, entities and systems
  • create, publish, disseminate and market curriculum and assessment materials, ICT-based solutions, products and services to support learning, teaching, leadership and administration
  • act as required as the legal company for the Education Council.


Education Services Australia is a ministerial company established by the Education Council. The company membership comprises all Australian ministers with responsibility for education.

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Strategic plans

The Education Services Australia strategic plan reflects current national policies and strategic directions for education and training.

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Annual reports

Annual reports are prepared each financial year and provided to education ministers.

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Join the Education Services Australia team of project managers, education and training experts and elearning and technology specialists. Our staff work collaboratively to deliver quality outcomes to the Australian, state and territory governments, education bodies, government agencies, schools and the private sector.

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Social responsibility

Education Services Australia has a series of initiatives in place to be a socially and environmentally responsible company.

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