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Annual Report 1991 Department of Education



Annual Report 1991 Department of Education

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Tabled Paper 1288


Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT






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1991 ear disease otitis media, with emphasis on community-based projects to provide programs of parent awareness and education and prevention and treatment, as well as the promotion of community participation and respon sibility and the provision of assistance for teachers involved with hearing impaired students the provision of additional inservice training programs to provide strate gies and understandings necessary for teachers in English as second lan guage environments the extension of the Primary Assessment Program to enhance the assess ment of educational outcomes by Aboriginal students the co-ordination of TAFE programs in Central Australia through the Aboriginal Studies Centre at the Alice Springs College of TAFE the provision of additional access to computer laboratory facilities at Yirara College the improvement of communications between remote outstation communi ties and hub schools through the use of HF radio the provision of student counselling encouraging Aboriginal secondary students to continue to participate in schooling and to continue their studies at TAFE and higher education levels the provision of greater access to literacy and numeracy programs for Aboriginal adults an interface program involving schools and the Territory Training Centre to expose Aboriginal secondary students to the practical application of class room knowledge and skills in an industrial setting the Aboriginal Technical Worker (ATWORK) program to develop curricu lum resources to train and equip Aboriginal people with practical skills for the immediate maintenance of community technologies. ABORIGINAL EDUCATION POLICY- MONITORING AND EVALUATION Monitoring progress within the AEP is a function of the Northern Territory AEP Monitoring Group (AEPMG). Chaired by the Secretary of the Department of Education, AEPMG includes representatives from Feppi, the NT Depart ment of Education and the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET). Other providers become involved on an 'as required' basis. Executive, secretariat and policy support services for the AEPMG are 23