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New cultural icon at Ramingining

A traditional Aboriginal shelter erected at Ramingining School to reflect Yolngu culture was officially opened on 26 October.

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Remote commission to examine change

Ngukurr School has formed a Student Commission to be leaders of learning in the school, and give students a voice. It follows the example of six Katherine schools that convened as the Northern Territory Learning Commission, a group comprising Casuarina Street, Clyde Fenton, Katherine South and MacFarlane primary schools, Katherine High School and Katherine School of the Air.

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Croc comp students Doo well

The Special Education Centre at Humpty Doo Primary School has snapped up the inaugural Be Crocwise School Award. The new prize category is part of an ongoing program warning of the dangers of estuarine crocodiles.

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A time for men

A teenage boys’ self-development program at Rosebery Middle School is set to be expanded to all male students at the school. The highly successful Young Men’s Time allows participants to discuss age-related issues and challenges, promotes an interchange of ideas, and builds self-esteem

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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.

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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.

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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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Bilingual education a priority in Warlpiri schools

Lajamanu recently hosted a four-day annual workshop for more than 40 staff from Warlpiri bilingual schools. The Warlpiri Triangle Professional Learning Community event included delegates from Lajamanu School, Willowra School, Yuendumu School, and the OLSH campus at Wadeye.

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Travelling early childhood teacher in line for major award

A teacher with a passion for social justice, human rights, equity and universal access to education, has been nominated for a Northern Territory Education and Care Award.

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Prestigious prize collected by dental apprentice

Dimiti Andresen has claimed the School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year Award at this year’s NT Training Awards.