Education is key
Prior to your kids starting school there are a range of options available for families across our neighbourhoods, with day care centres, family-based providers and preschools to cater to your babies and toddlers needs.
Maitland has 30 + school options. There is a variety of public, private, religion based and independent schools, including an option for Steiner schooling to get your kids education thriving.
Last but not least, we have tertiary and vocational facilities to ensure after school and lifelong learning is catered for. Whether it be to learn for fun, to take up that new hobby or to upskill for that next career move, take a look around at what's on offer in our region and enrol now.
Maitland’s TAFE campus is located just off the New England Highway in Metford and offers a range of trades and vocational courses. Find further information at www.tafensw.edu.au
Newcastle University is less than 30 minutes’ drive from Maitland and is accessible directly on the passenger train line from all Maitland stations (alight at Warabrook Station). The University offers a wide range of courses and programs www.newcastle.edu.au
Hunter Valley Trade College (HVTC)
HVTC is located in Rutherford and provides a range of customised workforce solutions to meet all your training and employment needs. Find out more at https://www.hvtc.com.au/
* Adult education statistics for our LGA - 2016 Census data