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The Northern Territory Department of Education provides and promotes quality education for all Territorians, whether they are young children or adults, so that they can experience the best possible life and job opportunities.
Search the database for apprenticeships and traineeships in the Northern Territory.
A unique place of knowledge and skills, where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians can undertake journeys of learning for empowerment and advancement while strengthening identity.
The Bernie Kilgariff Memorial Scholarship is available to assist an Alice Springs school leaver with completion of their tertiary studies in a medical / health related field.
Formed through a merger between the Northern Territory University, Alice Springs-based Centralian College and the Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University offers a fresh approach to training, education, research and knowledge application. It aspires to be recognised internationally as a centre of excellence in Indigenous and cross cultural knowledge, tropical knowledge (relevant to the wet/dry tropics) and desert knowledge.
The Defence of Darwin Experience museum is the first facility in Australia to provide an immersive, interactive, multimedia experience which extends beyond the physical walls of the precinct hub.
Leading edge communication systems are used to deliver teaching and learning through Alice Springs School of the Air, Katherine School of the Air and NT Open Education Centre.
Provided by Department of Business (DoB) , the Employment and Training business area is focused on increasing access to employment and training pathways for Territorians to build and skill the workforce to meet the growing demands of the NT labour market.
This scholarship to undertake study or research in the United States is open to Australian citizens who are NT residents and is available in all professional fields within any Fulbright Scholarship category. Research or study should focus on a topic relevant or beneficial to the Northern Territory.
Scholarships are available to eligible school leavers to undertake full-time degree studies. Scholarships are awarded on the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (or equivalent) and are only awarded for study interstate where the core program is not offered at a Northern Territory tertiary institution.
Indigenous Responsive Program funding specifically targets Indigenous people, for delivery of accredited and non-accredited training that links to work ready or employment on site in Indigenous communities. Indigenous communities can access funding at any time throughout the year.
Do you know a Territory woman wants to study a vocational education and training course that will assist them in returning to work after a period of absence? She may be eligible for a study grant!
Community education assists with the management of parks by promoting conservation of the natural and cultural environment by providing educational programs to young Territorians and the broader community. Educational programs are provided to all sectors of the community to promote positive visitor behaviour to current and future park users. We focus on community education initiatives for young people of today who will be the community leaders of tomorrow. If they use and value the park system, and understand its multiple roles, the chances for future protection of the Northern Territory's biodiversity will be much improved.
Find information about the NT Curriculum Framework, NT Certificate of Education and Training and the NT Board of Studies.
National Skills Week is a collaborative approach dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning, enabling all Australians to gain a greater understanding of the opportunities, their potential and how they contribute to a successful, modern economy.
The Productivity Places Program assists job seekers to acquire skills and gain lasting employment and assist existing workers to update or upgrade their skills.
The SSNT Framework is intended to meet the requirements of the Australian Government National Safe Schools Framework, which provides an agreed national approach to help schools address issues of bullying, harassment, violence, child abuse and neglect.
Northern Territory school term dates.
A range of provision and support services is available in the Northern Territory for children with disabilities and additional learning needs. Students with special needs have the right to access an inclusive curriculum that is broad, balanced and relevant and meets individual needs. All schools in the Northern Territory make this provision and parents or caregivers are able to select either a mainstream school or special placement for their child.
The Northern Territory Student Assistance Schemes provide assistance towards the cost of educating children living in isolated areas.
The Board is an independent body charged with: registering teachers, or granting authorisation to an employer to employ an unregistered person as a teacher; liaising with providers of teacher education and professional development in the Northern Territory; supporting the development of appropriate teacher education courses.
Qualified teachers, including graduates and experienced professionals are invited to turn their knowledge into the experience of a lifetime. Teaching in the Territory gives you a range of benefits such as an excellent salary, great professional development, up to 3 airfares a year, a laptop for every teacher in an NT Government school and a great lifestyle.
Try'a Skill is a Worldskills Australia initiative. Try'a Skill encourages Year 9 students to consider a career in the trades and take on Vocational Education and Training (VET) subjects at school. The event provides students with an opportunity to 'have a go' at various skill and trade occupations.
Scholarships are available to eligible Territorians studying Certificate IV to Advanced Diploma level courses. Applications will be assessed and strong consideration will be given to applications for study in areas of skill shortages and labour demand.
Water activities are a great part of the Territory lifestyle. To keep people safe in and around water, all Territorians need to be water safety wise.
The Workwear / Workgear bonus is a one-off grant from the Northern Territory Government to help apprentices and trainees with the cost of buying workwear, safety gear and other necessities during the first year. These grants are available after three months of employment.

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