Local Teachers in Local SchoolsSue Reaburn, Trish Chisholm, Leeanne PenaNT Department of Education and TrainingPresentation at Yamaiyamarna Paitya | Teachers are deadly! 2012 national MATSITI conference, July 9-11, Tarndanya (Adelaide), 9-11 July.More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative.
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1. Local Teachers in Local SchoolsA Presentation for MATSITI by Sue Reaburn, Trish Chisholm and Leeanne PenaDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au
2. Overview of workshopWorkshop plan Share parts the NorthernTerritory DET story Share the story ofsupport for Territoriansto become teachers Name the criteria forsuccess Share our AssociateTeacher concept andcollect your thoughts DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 3. Some Northern Territory Statistics Department 12.35% Indigenous staff Schools government and non government 154 government + 36 non government 132 schools - over 50% Indigenous students 34 schools -100% Indigenous students Students (govt schools) 33 159 students in all schools 14 864 are Indigenous 1 816 Indigenous students enrolled Year 11 and 12 in 2011 - 148 Indigenous students gained NTCET Education Staff (govt schools) 3049 school based teaching staff 127 Indigenous teachers 272 Assistant Teachers 310 School Council Indigenous employeesDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAININGwww.det.nt.gov.au 4. Local Teachers in Local Schools CadetshipsScholarships Fellowships Remote Indigenous Teacher Education Early Childhood Teachers ScholarshipTeacher Education Scholarship2.4k $1.59k More Indigenous13 Teachers3474 17(7)741 $1.1kDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 5. Collaboration and communication arefeatures of all of our work Commonwealth, NT governments, departmental Supportexecutive, schoolprincipals, individuals, family, community With internal and external stakeholders including FormalRTOs, federal and other NT government agencies Partnershipsas well as communities and schools PersonalShip holders, their families, internal and external Relationships stakeholdersDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAININGwww.det.nt.gov.au 6. 200 More Indigenous TeachersExpand partnering arrangements and relationshipsStrengthen communication and marketingConsolidate More Indigenous Teachers ProgramExpand Remote Indigenous Teacher EducationDevelop Indigenous Teacher NetworkStrengthen access to and participation in VET PathwayEstablish Central Australian Teacher Education ProgramEstablish School to Teacher Education Program (STEP)Progress Associate Teacher ConceptDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAININGwww.det.nt.gov.au 7. More Indigenous TeachersDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 8. CadetshipsDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 9. ScholarshipsDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 10. FellowshipsDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 11. Scholarship Recipient Greg HauserDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 12. Optimum successWHO DO YOU THINKWILL BE PRINCIPALIN A FEW YEARSTIME?Sanderson Middle School is in Darwin. Currently there are 6 home grown teachers workingthere Carol Quill, Delhia Sedan, Simone Hopkins, Kym Davison (all pictured) TammyLlwelyn and Cathy Anstess, are not pictured. Jasmine (in the green) is completing her GradDip, Jasmine went to SMS and also hopes to teach their soon. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAININGwww.det.nt.gov.au 13. Indigenous Tertiary Preparation Program (ITPP) Designed forWho have not studied in a while or completed Year Indigenous12 or not confident to succeed in a tertiary program. studentsDBE and ACIKE provide the support for students to Supportive complete the 16 week program. There are no environmentfees, there is a training salary, and work placementsin schools.Provides entry requirements to Bachelor Teachingand Learning with CDU and a guaranteed New futureCadetship or Scholarship on successful completionof the ITPP.DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 14. Combining Three Successful ProgramsCombined ProgramsAustralian Centre for Knowledges and Education (ACIKE) Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS)Department of Business and Employment (DBE) Indigenous Employment Program (IEP)Department of Education and Training (DET) More Indigenous Teachers shipsDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAININGwww.det.nt.gov.au 15. Combining Three Successful ProgramsInitiative Provide optional training pathwaysfor potential Indigenous teachersAttract career seekersGuarantee a ship on successful completionPilot program to start in second Semester 2012DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au 16. A constant strivingThe incorporation of Commitment and motivationIndigenousidentities, cultures, knowledgeActive communityand values involvement and ownershipAppropriate funding The establishmentthat allows for Criteria forof truesustainabilitysuccess partnerships Flexible courseQuality staff anddesign, content and deliverycommitted advocacyStudent support DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAININGwww.det.nt.gov.au 17. Strengthening pathways through theconcept of an Associate Teacher?DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au