Engagement programs for secondary Aboriginal students

Aboriginal students may be able to join programs at school to help improve their attendance, health and wellbeing and school results.

The program will assist students to obtain a Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) and support their employment options beyond school.

If your child is an Aboriginal student enrolled at a school where a program is run they can participate. There are programs for boys and for girls.

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Boys' programs aim to improve education, discipline, life skills, self esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal men.

The program is operated by Clontarf Academies for boys in the following Northern Territory schools:

Go to the Clontarf Academies website for more information on the program.

The girls' program aims to provide relationship based mentoring and well being support for young Aboriginal women with a focus on engagement in education and developing life skills, healthy lifestyles, responsibility for self and exposure to employment options.

Role Models and Leaders Australia (RMLA) operate programs in the following schools:

Go to the Role Models and Leaders Australia website for more information on the program.

Stars Foundation operate programs in the following schools:

Go to the Stars Foundation website for more information on the program.

Talk to your child's teacher or school principal for more information.

Last updated: 29 April 2019

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