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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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Title

Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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Tabled paper 1785

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Tabled papers for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2012-05-01

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Tabled By Delia Lawrie

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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.

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English

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Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/277295

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/424028

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102 Department of Education and Training Budget Highlights for 2012-13 Education $4.6 million to establish a re-engagement centre for disengaged 12 to 17 year olds in the Darwin, Palmerston and Top End regions including: $0.8million to fit-out a re-engagement centre in Malak; $3.02 million to co-locate a range of transition support programs and services; and an additional $0.79 million to expand enrolment and attendance initiatives to a total of $4.84 million under the Every Child Every Day strategy, with eight more attendance and truancy officers based in the regions. An additional $1.47 million towards a total of $10.16 million to expand virtual very remote early childhood integrated service hubs and Families as First Teachers programs. An additional $1.5 million to upgrade preschool facilities to comply with new standards under the Education and Care Services (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011. An additional $2.15 million to expand stage one implementation of the Australian Curriculum to a total of $3 million. An additional $1.2 million to expand counselling and resilience support services to a total of $4.4 million with a particular focus on at-risk students in very remote communities. An additional $1.1 million to expand Positive Learning Centres in Alice Springs, Katherine, Darwin and Palmerston to a total of $2.42 million. An additional $0.35 million to expand positive behaviour support to schools, to a total of $2.24 million including rollout of the School-Wide Positive Behaviour initiative, anti-bullying strategies and peer mediation training, and to deliver drug education professional learning. $0.9 million to expand engagement programs for girls, including establishment of the Girls Engagement, Mentoring and Support (GEMS) program to add to the successful Clontarf engagement programs. $1.97 million from the More Support for Students with Disabilities National Partnership Agreement over two years to expand services in speech therapy, assistive technology, autism and school-based special education teachers and support officers. An additional $5.8 million to further align, co-locate and tailor curriculum and special needs support services in regions to a total of $43.78 million. $1.56 million to lead the national Teach Remote initiative including the National Alliance for Remote Indigenous Schools teacher recruitment, selection and support programs. Strategic utilisation of the Territorys co-investment of $17 million and additional complementary investment, leveraging Commonwealth funding of $62.5 million under the Smarter Schools and Stronger Futures national partnerships, including: $23.45 million for continuation of 170 teachers for remote schools; $12.55 million under Stronger Futures to continue and expand a range of reforms in remote schools resulting in more Indigenous teachers, quality literacy and numeracy teaching, and re-engagement of students with education and training; $5.16 million to enable the delivery of local initiatives to address barriers to education experienced by disadvantaged students, including continued investment in Strong Start Bright Futures colleges; $3.87 million to continue training and supporting teachers with evidence-based teaching of literacy and numeracy;


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