Petition No.5 CSIRO Service Centre Manager position (361 Petitioners) (non-confirming)
Tabled paper 146
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Tabled by Kezia Purick
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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY 12th Assembly Petition Registration No. 5 Title CSIRO Science Centre Manager position Presented on 28 November 2012 Presented by Ms Purick Referred to Date referred Response due Response received Response presented Petition TO THE HONOURABLE THE SPEAKER AND MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY: WE THE UNDERSIGNED RESPECTFULLY SHOWETH that we are seriously concerned with the Governments proposal to axe the job of centre manager at the CSIRO Science Centre located at Berrimah. This role is fundamental to the delivery in primary schools across the Northern Territory of science, mathematics and chemistry learning activities that are undertaken in line with the curriculum and learning outcomes. The position is responsible for the delivery throughout the whole of the Northern Territory of 19 in-schools science programmes which include pre and post teacher notes based on the Australian Curriculum. YOUR PETITIONERS THEREFORE HUMBLY PRAY that the Northern Territory Government continues to fund the position of science centre manager so teachers will have access to National Science Resources and hence, be in a position to provide quality teaching to students and have important programmes available in class rooms and for all students regardless of the school or students location. AND YOUR PETITIONERS, AS IN DUTY BOUND, WILL EVER PRAY. Response