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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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106 Department of Education and Training Middle Years Education Delivery of quality education tailored to the specific needs of students in government schools from year 7 to year 9 that facilitates the transition of students from the primary to senior years of education. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Total middle years student enrolments1 6 000 5 903 6 000 Indigenous middle years student enrolments1 2 680 2 686 2 700 Attendance rates: non-Indigenous 90% 90% 90% Indigenous 70% 65% 70% Students attending over 80%:2 non-Indigenous 81% 83% Indigenous 25% 27% Students achieving minimum standard: Reading non-Indigenous students year 7 91% 90% 91% year 9 89% 83% 89% Reading Indigenous students year 7 46% 52% 53% year 9 38% 41% 43% Writing non-Indigenous students3 year 7 80% 82% year 9 72% 82% Writing Indigenous students3 year 7 25% 30% year 9 22% 30% Numeracy non-Indigenous students year 7 93% 90% 92% year 9 93% 88% 93% Numeracy Indigenous students year 7 50% 47% 50% year 9 51% 45% 50% 1 2011-12 Estimate and 2012-13 Budget figures include enrolments at Northern Territory Open Education Centre, which were not previously included, and excludes enrolments in the Intensive English Unit at Darwin High School, which are now included under senior years. 2 Not comparable to previous years due to a break in series. Reporting systems for this measure have been improved and replaced, providing greater accuracy. 3 NAPLAN writing results for 2011 are not comparable to previous years due to a change in the testing genre from narrative to persuasive.

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