HOBART, Feb 14 - Hodgman on Wednesday announced an extra 250 teachers and 80 teacher assistants would be hired over six years as part of a $324 million package.

"Our young people are our future, and lifting educational results is critical to them being their best and our state reaching its full potential," he said.

Around 192 new teachers would be employed in the next term of government.

The state's Australian Education Union (AEU) branch welcomed the staffing commitment but said more funding for specialists was needed to deal with student welfare. 

"A major concern is the omission of any commitments on additional and desperately needed professional support staff, especially school psychologists and speech therapists," AEU Tasmanian president Helen Richardson said. 

"We'll be seeking further details from the Liberals on their announcement today, specifically about what each school will receive."

The Labor Opposition already released its education policy ahead of a March 3 poll. 

Labor plans to hire more than 300 extra teachers and support staff over four years, which includes 89 teachers and 40 early learning teachers.

AAP