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Adult Night Classes - Registrations now open for tutors

The Department of Education is coordinating the Adult Night Classes for Term 1, 2019.

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Wulagi head steps down

Principal of Wulagi Primary School, Susan Kilgour, is retiring after an illustrious teaching career. After qualifying as a teacher in 1969, the one-time assistant seal and dolphin trainer started her teaching career in mid-70s South Australia.

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Renee Alexander, finalist for coveted HR award

The department’s assistant director of human resources, Renee Alexander, was recently declared one of three finalists for the Dave Ulrich HR Practitioner category of the Australian HR Institute Awards.

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Building positive youth culture together

Senior students from two Darwin schools intent on nurturing a positive youth culture met at the Collaboration 4 Change forum on 3 December.

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Wendy Haynes retires

Principal Wendy Haynes, the keystone of Alice Springs-based Acacia Hill School, is retiring. The regional Principal of the Year award winner — now in her seventh year at the special needs school — has been in Alice Springs since 1985.

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The magic of Shakespeare

The selection of Darwin High School student Rhyan Lee for a five-day scholarship with the Bell Shakespeare Company has been acclaimed by the school’s drama teacher, Mark Bunnett.

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New adventures on Duke’s path

Five Kintore Street students have taken their next step on the ladder of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards.

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Rhyan bound for Sydney Shakespeare HQ

Shakespearean aficionado Rhyan Lee has been chosen for a John Bell Scholarship after successfully competing with 120 hopefuls from across Australia.

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Skills for the ‘real world’; STEM education from a teacher's perspective

It is well documented that the world is rapidly changing, and so too are our job roles with new jobs constantly emerging.

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Versatile teacher and valued mentor retires

Ruth Sheridan is retiring after 38 years as a teacher.