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Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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99 Department of Education and Training $3.18million to continue and expand student engagement programs such as Clontarf Football Academy (to at least 13 sites) and Sporting Chance at six sites; $2.85million to better align, co-locate and tailor the curriculum and special needs support services in individual regions; $1.2million to establish up to 50 Specialist Teacher contract positions inidentified schools; $1.2million for additional teachers for very remote schools; and an additional $0.5million to expand the Mobile Preschool Program to a total of $3million to provide access to preschool for children living in small remote communities and town camps. $11.3million, including a contribution of $9.5million from the National Partnership for the Productivity Places Program, to upgrade the skills of existing workers and provide access to qualifications for job seekers. $8.53million for an employment strategy for local Indigenous people comprising $7.37million investment in the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) transition and $1.1million for 16 full-time equivalent assistant teacher positions. $6.4million to continue to enhance and support training programs in Territory Growth Towns, including $2.6 million to implement innovative and flexible training programs in communities that connect Indigenous Territorians to real and sustainable local employment opportunities. Continuation of $1million per annum for 10 000 apprentice and trainee commencement between 2009 and 2012. Work Ready funding of $0.9million to continue to increase access for young Territorians to apprenticeships and traineeships. $0.8million under Jobs NT 2010-12 to provide financial incentives for eligible employers in the private sector to encourage employment of additional apprentices and trainees in areas of identified occupational shortage and from disadvantaged groups. $0.25million to continue providing vocational education and training, and work experience programs for students in the middle years of schooling, especially young Indigenous men. $M 201112 New Capital Works Acacia Hill School upgrade preschool area and student drop-off area 1.5 Henbury School expand school facilities 2.0 Palmerston Senior College upgrade special education facilities 1.0 Taminmin College new special education centre 3.0 Working Future Kalkarindji School upgrade facilities 1.1