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.

Countdown to major songfest

NEWS / 25 Aug 2016

Countdown to major songfest

Music: Count Us In is touted as the nation’s biggest music education celebration , in which children from schools registered for the annual event simultaneously sing one song.

Students’ designs in chic show

NEWS / 25 Aug 2016

Students’ designs in chic show

The NTeen Fashion Festival, now in its second year, is open to garment designers in years 7 to 12 at Territory schools.

Wave Hill walk remembered

NEWS / 24 Aug 2016

Wave Hill walk remembered

On 23 August 1966, two hundred Aboriginal stockmen, house servants and their families, walked off Wave Hill Station in protest at appalling work and pay conditions.

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