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Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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Title

Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

Other title

Tabled paper 1279

Collection

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

Date

2011-05-03

Description

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.

Language

English

Subject

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/10070/277286

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/424039

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97 Department of Education and Training Output Group/Output 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget $000 $000 Government Education 658 955 683 351 Early Years 14 237 18 969 Preschool Education 38 006 40 914 Primary Education 359 546 362 409 Middle Years Education 123 314 133 242 Senior Years Education 110 300 114 208 International Education 761 664 Tertiary Education 12 791 12 945 NonGovernment Education 166 883 140 691 Primary Education 104 349 81 643 Middle Years Education 42 603 40 554 Senior Years Education 19 931 18 494 Training 98 276 105 641 Training 98 276 105 641 Total Expenses 924 114 929 683 Appropriation Output 591 945 612 742 Capital 1 000 Commonwealth 269 224 242 231 201112 Staffing: 4235 Agency Profile The role of the Department of Education and Training is to improve the educational and training outcomes and options for Territorians from their early years through to adulthood. Strategic Issues for 2011-12 Education Increasing access to quality early learning programs and engagement with families, particularly for children in very remote locations. Improving student attendance at school. Maintaining or exceeding the 2009 levels of participation of Territory schools in national testing for Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Further improving levels of achievement in national testing for Years 3, 5, 7 and9 with particular attention to closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. Providing robust and flexible options, including virtual delivery models for senior years students to ensure they are maximising access to, and participation in, future education, training and employment pathways. Embedding and sustaining recruitment, retention and development of quality teachers and school leaders.