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Response to the Public Accounts Committee Report on the Provision of School Services for Remote Aboriginal Communities in the Northern Territory

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Title

Response to the Public Accounts Committee Report on the Provision of School Services for Remote Aboriginal Communities in the Northern Territory

Other title

Tabled Paper 3140

Collection

Tabled Papers for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1997-02-27

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/290449

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/402724

Page content

22 That the membership of Feppi be revised to include representatives from regional education advisory committees and joint ASSPA committees in urban areas; Recommendation 21.2 Departmental response This is a matter for the AECG and the Minister and is already being addressed. Recommendation 21.3 That the NT Government funds the development and publication of a handbook on effective consultation methodology with Aboriginal communities; Departmental response It should be noted that several relevant useful resources already exist. This matter will be further discussed with the Office of Aboriginal Development. Recommendation 21.4 That superintendents, principals, head teachers and other Departmental officers who need to consult with Aboriginal communities receive appropriate cross-cultural awareness training prior to taking up their positions; Departmental response Already supported. The Departments Aboriginal Educators Support Unit and the Human Resource Development Branch will conduct Cross cultural training sessions in 1997. Recommendation 21.5 That all new Feppi members receive appropriate training; and Departmental response The Department will consult with the AECG to ascertain what types of training would be appropriate. PAGE 22


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