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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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103 Department of Education and Training $1.5 million from the Low Socio-Economic Status School Communities National Partnership Agreement towards a total of $3 million to continue developing existing and aspiring educational leaders through the Centre for School Leadership, Learning and Development; $1.28 million to continue providing English as a second language (ESL) training and support for teachers; and $1.1 million to provide site-based mentoring and coaching for school principals and senior leadership teams, particularly those in remote and very remote locations. An additional $2 million ongoing from 2011-12 to establish a Charles Darwin University(CDU) city campus. An additional $1 million for a state-of-the-art student administration management system to a total of $2.38 million. $M 2012-13 New Capital Works Kintore Street School primary school infrastructure upgrade 1.8 National Solar Schools Program 1.0 Palmerston Senior College special education upgrade, stage 2 0.8 Working Future Child and Family Centres Gunbalanya, Maningrida, Ngukurr and Yuendumu 16.1 Child Care Centre Ntaria 1.9 Homeland Learning Centre early learning centre on Elcho Island 1.0 Kalkarindji School new classroom block 1.6 Walungurru School replace administration block 1.1 Outputs and Performance Output Group: Government Education Outcome: Improve educational outcomes for students, particularly Indigenous students, in all key learning areas. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Government Education 683 351 664 698 685 717 Early Years 18 969 19 175 18 286 Preschool Education 40 914 37 523 47 806 Primary Education 362 409 343 423 349 839 Middle Years Education 133 242 121 967 124 482 Senior Years Education 114 208 124 648 127 370 International Education 664 763 759 Tertiary Education 12 945 17 199 17 175 Key Variations The Government Education output group increase in 2012-13 includes additional Territory Government funding of $12.8 million to meet annual indexation arrangements, $2 million for the establishment of a CDU city campus and additional Commonwealth funding of $6.4million for Universal Access, which has been deferred from 2011-12 to align with the planned rollout of the Education and Care Services (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011.