Committees, regulators and advisory groups
NT Board of Studies, Teacher Registration Board, Quality Education and Care NT.
Education events and awards
World Teachers' Day, Teaching in the Territory Excellence Awards, Beat Festival, Chief Minister’s Literacy Achievement Awards.
Statistics, research and strategies
Enrolment and attendance, Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET), NAPLAN, Australian Early Development Census.
Support for teachers
Curriculum resources, NTCET, NAPLAN, VET, students with disability, professional development, back to school payment.
Policy and advisory library
Operational policies and guidance for schools from the Department of Education.
Careers in education
Become a teacher, scholarships, relief teaching, exchange programs, working with children clearance.
What we are doing
The Youth Voice Peak Group provides student voice and advice on matters of policy development and program delivery to the Department of Education.
Last year, Douglas Daly School received the Grand Champion sash for the winning entry into the NT Cattleman’s Association Totalweld Sales Cows for Schools Competition.
The Department of Education’s Vulnerable Youth team recently attended the 10th annual Couch Surfing event; an event aiming to raise awareness of young people affected by homelessness.
Borroloola School senior students have been out and about in their school community, mowing the overgrown lawns and keeping yards tidy to ensure students can enjoy the outdoors during their breaks.
Students at Shepherdson College have been supporting their community by making bush medicine for COVID-19 affected families in Galiwin’ku using gaḏayka bark (Darwin stringybark).
Remote school teacher, Chris Errington, has recently been recognised as a 2021 DeadlyScience Educator of the Year, an accolade attributed by DeadlyScience, a not-for-profit organisation that supports remote schools across Australia.
Larrakeyah Primary School has been shortlisted in the International School Awards 2022.
Alishba Saeed [pictured] has triumphed in the national Mathematics and Statistics Research Competition.
Australian Aboriginal geomythology is being used to teach plate tectonics at Sanderson Middle School.
Nakara Primary School is a finalist in the 2021 Northern Territory Natural Resource Management [NRM] Awards.
A recent Rural Enrichment Academic Challenge [REACh] attracted 46 gifted and high potential students from Humpty Doo, Bees Creek, Howard Springs and Girraween primary schools.
Wheelie bin stickers promoting domestic recycling are about to be released to schools, and the public.
A tree will be planted for each submission to this year’s Red Room Poetry contest, helping establish a Poem Forest in the Australian Botanic Garden.
An advertisement for a Venus orbiting space settlement has won Division 5/6 of the national Junior Space Design Competition.
Making games — and a cardboard game arcade — has boosted the academic and personal development of Year 3/4 Moulden Park Primary School students.
STEM Innovation Academy students at Taminmin College are working to design a solution to contemporary engineering problems.
The first Willowra School senior fellas camp rewarded 14 students for their regular attendance at the remote school.
The Beyond the Stars Agency is one of two finalists in Division 5/6 of the national Junior Space Design Competition.
An Alice Springs art project highlighting affection was devised by Centralian Senior College student Isla Hooper.
A grim reliance on unreliable vehicles bumping along narrow tracks, and fording boggy creeks, was once the monthly experience of Tanya Heaslip’s mother.
The annual Northern Territory Disability Services and Inclusion Awards promote careers in the disability workforce, and individuals, services, businesses and programs making outstanding contributions to people with a disability.
The Eco School credentials of Girraween Primary School were highlighted during its 22 September Field Day.
Dripstone Middle School teams have eclipsed rivals in two divisions of the 2021 Tournament of Minds.
Clyde Fenton Primary School has won the Best Narrative [video] in this year’s Indigital Minecraft Education Challenge.
The annual careers expo at Katherine High School attracted 25 exhibitors this year.
Maree Adams [pictured] is a winner of the Country to Canberra (C2C) leadership competition. The 17-year-old Nhulunbuy High School student will participate in a scheme empowering regional, rural and remote teenage girls through education, leadership and mentorship.
Alice Can Dance will showcase the choreography of students from 12 schools.
Culture, competition and recreation, are motivating students to ride bikes at remote Yarralin School.
Anula Primary School students were goggle-eyed by a giant mysterious egg ’laid’ in the school grounds.
After COVID disruptions to last year’s BEAT Festival, the 2021 talent showcase has attracted 50 schools from Darwin, Palmerston and Rural, Katherine and Alice Springs.
A vocational course at Alyangula Area School is outfitting 21 students with hospitality industry skills.
Seafaring students at Shepherdson College have successfully finished a four-part course offered by the school’s Maritime Academy.
Aiden Sing of Belyuen School [pictured] is the 2021 Australian Teacher Aide of the Year.
Teamwork and talent were on show at the recent Yarralin School ‘Olympic Games’.
Robinson River preschoolers and FaFT children recently visited nearby Robinson River to collect litter, and use Garrawa to name watercourse inhabitants.
In a recent week-long visit to Alice Springs — students who learn from the air — took to the air.
Indian student Dayam Rizvi received a 2020 Study in Australia's Northern Territory Scholarship from StudyNT through the International School Education Program.
Some Sadadeen Primary School students are building relationships and community connections as they renovate old bicycles.
Gunbalanya School students have mastered basic hospitality skills, and may pursue advanced industry qualifications.
A vocational educational and training (VET) program at Alekarenge School is broadening career opportunities for its students.
Ruby Red has overcome all rivals to win a place at the Battle of the School Bands final.
The Solar System has moved into Ida Standley Preschool. The cosmic crush has helped the Alice Springs preschoolers understand planetary dynamics and space exploration.
First-time educator Gemma Henderson is thoroughly motivated at the end of her inaugural school term.
A final score of 12 to 8 ended wheelchair rugby games between mixed Katherine High School and St Joseph’s College sides.