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, Chief Minister’s Literacy Achievement Awards.


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.

STEM experience eagerly anticipated

NEWS / 17 Oct 2016

STEM experience eagerly anticipated

Gunbalanya School students from years 9 and 10 are excitedly preparing for the upcoming ConocoPhillips Science Experience, a three-day workshop addressing science, technology, engineering and mathematics to be held at Charles Darwin University.

Maningrida mothers shine at school

NEWS / 17 Oct 2016

Maningrida mothers shine at school

Maningrida School students and young mothers, Bernice Baker and Alishia Darcy, have completed the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training—an accomplishment celebrated by the community.

A milestone in community care

NEWS / 17 Oct 2016

A milestone in community care

The Palmerston Child and Family Centre recently celebrated its first year of operation. The opening of the Indigenous-focused centre in August last year followed the launch of CFCs in Gunbalanya, Ngukurr, Maningrida and Yuendumu.

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