Learning lessons: an independent review of Indigenous education in the Northern Territory


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Northern Territory. Department of Education (NTDE)


The key challenge for the Northern Territory Department of Education (NTDE) is to improve educational outcomes for Indigenous students in partnership with Indigenous people and other agencies and jurisdictions. In support of this goal, this review was commissioned to determine: (1) the views and educational aspirations of Indigenous parents and community members concerning the education of their children, particularly English literacy and numeracy; (2) the key issues affecting educational outcomes for Indigenous children; and (3) possible actions for improving educational outcomes. The...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Numeracy; Evaluation; Language; Outcomes; Finance; Statistics; Management; Equity; Policy; Teaching and learning; Culture and society; Participation

Keywords: Outcomes of education and training; Funding; Cost; Data collecting; Educational administration; Access to education and training; Educational policy; Indigenous education; Educational resources; Community participation

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Northern Territory; Australia

Published: Darwin, Northern Territory: Northern Territory Department of Education, 1999

Physical description: xi, 206 p.

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ISBN: 0724534490

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/LMR 86.47

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