Statistics, research and strategies
- About education research
You must obtain approval to conduct research in Northern Territory schools or to use department data.
- Accelerate – Education for all with technology and information 2019-2022
The strategy outlines a vision for a technology enabled and data equipped organisation.
- Accountability and Performance Improvement Framework
A system of accountability for the department and Northern Territory schools, to monitor and improve the quality of services provided.
- Australian Early Development Census
A nationwide census of all children in their first year of full-time school, repeated every three years.
- Enrolment and attendance
Rates of enrolment and attendance across the Northern Territory for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, in provincial, remote and very remote locations.
- Every Day Counts – Northern Territory School Attendance Strategy 2016-2018
Strategy focusing on three key areas to achieve improvement in school attendance and engagement.
- Great Start Great Future - Northern Territory Early Years Strategic Plan 2016-2020
Great Start Great Future provides a stronger, co-ordinated approach to early childhood education and care with a focus on health, learning and wellbeing.
- Increasing school autonomy
Background on two initiatives to increase school autonomy, a key element of the department’s strategic plan.
- Indigenous Education Strategy
A Share in the Future – Indigenous Education Strategy 2015-2024 including an implementation plan, evaluation strategy, newsletters and contact information.
- Infrastructure investment
Investment in capital and minor works for Northern Territory government and non-government schools in 2015-2016.
- Middle years teaching and learning strategy
A 2016 strategy for best-practice middle years education in the Northern Territory through quality programs, teaching and community engagement.
Get information including statistics for the National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN).
- School Survey
A link to results of an annual survey of schools that obtains student, staff and parents perceptions about the school.
- Strategic plan
Outlines the goals, strategies and key actions for the Northern Territory education system.
- School Suspensions
Suspension is focused on ensuring that the wellbeing and safety of students and staff is maintained, so learning can be conducted in a safe and supportive environment.
- School Resourcing Model – Action plan for the future
A School Resourcing Model that meets student need and provides schools with flexibility, budget certainty and improved support for better budget management.
- NTCET statistics
Statistics about students who completed the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET).