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1999 IESIP Review Key Findings dated 4 October 1999



1999 IESIP Review Key Findings dated 4 October 1999

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S. In relation to management of NTDE IESIP in 2000, we recommend that 5.1 projects be managed within the Identified framework and in accordance with endorsed protocols {refer Recommendation 3,1) 5.2 the current arrangement of having a multitude of managers and supervisors in a range of locations being responsible for 32 separate initiatives be discontinued 5.3 responsibility for the coordination and management of projects be the responsibility of an IESIP Coordinator located within Aboriginal Education Branch, who also manages a project team or teams, and who wit! oversight 5.3.1 four other project managers and their project teams, comprising a flexible combination of project officers up to the value of fifteen A06 officers, with the composition of the teams being determined by the nature of the project and the outcomes to be achieved; and supported by five administrative and finance staff 5.3.2 each team to include a minimum of one Indigenous member 5.4 central coordination and local implementation be allowed for, with the location of teams being where most appropriate - not necessarily In Tamar House In Darwin - and that there be opportunity for members of teams to be out'posted to regions or schools, if appropriate 5.5 management processes facilitate strategic linking and coordination of projects, networking and linkages in and across school dusters, and with the Collins Review Implementation Project Team and the School Services Division Coordination Unit 5.6 links between Aboriginal Education Branch and other Branches (e.g. Operational Support, Curriculum Services), agencies (e.g. THS, DCIS), organisations (e.g. ATSIC, Land Councils), institutions (e.g. BIITE, NTLI, IAD), and potential funding bodies (e.g. DETYA, A8TA) be developed or enhanced, in order to work cooperatively to optimise use of resources for the achievement of outcomes 5.7 NTDE negotiate with DETYA re input to implementation of IEDA direct funding programs (e.g. ATA5, ASSPA, VEGAS)/ to ensure a coordinated approach and optimal use of available human and financial resources targeting improved outcomes for Indigenous students * 5.8 the capacity for Aboriginal Education Branch to contribute to decision making about allocation of other Commonwealth program funds in addition to IESIP be pursued. 1999 K SJP Hevfew R ecortm enaattuv to Stcertnp Committee 4/10/1999