Become a teacher, scholarships, relief teaching, exchange programs, working with children clearance.

Committees, regulators and advisory groups

NT Board of Studies, Teacher Registration Board, Quality Education and Care NT.

Events and awards

World Teachers' Day, Teaching in the Territory Excellence Awards, Beat Festival, Battle of the School Bands.


A-Z of government school policies.


Department annual report, legislation, school annual reports.

Reviews and consultations

Reform of the Education Act, change in school term dates, Indigenous education review, review of middle schooling.

Statistics and research

Enrolment and attendance, Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET), NAPLAN, Australian Early Development Census.

Strategic plan and initiatives

Strategic plan, infrastructure investment, Indigenous education, increasing school autonomy, middle years, international education and training.

Support for teachers

Curriculum resources, NTCET, NAPLAN, VET, students with disability, professional development, back to school payment.

Shelters for learning celebrated

NEWS / 8 Jul 2016

Shelters for learning celebrated

Building design and construction techniques dating back 40,000 years have largely been used in creating shelters of cultural significance to Nhulunbuy High School students.

Preschool students to benefit from the Territory’s first Preschool Curriculum

NEWS / 26 Jul 2016

Preschool students to benefit from the Territory’s first Preschool Curriculum

On Monday 25 July 2016, the Minister for Education launched the Northern Territory Preschool Curriculum which is being implemented in all government preschools across the Territory from Term 3, 2016.

Alice school banked bush race profits

NEWS / 29 Jul 2016

Alice school banked bush race profits

As horses thundered around the track at the Harts Range Races, six students from the Alice Springs School of the Air fundraised on the sidelines.

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