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A Share in the Future – Indigenous Education Strategy2015 - 2024Slide2
Indigenous Education ReviewThe review began in August 2013
500 people attended consultations
written submissions were
with 51 recommendations was provided
A Share in the Future -
in August 2014Slide3
StrategyThe A Share in the Future-Indigenous Education
Strategy 2015-24 is a 10-year
reform committed to ensuring Indigenous students in the Northern Territory are successful and confident in their education
Share in the Future
provide Indigenous students with real career choices and
both within and beyond their communities.Slide4
Strategy PrinciplesThe five principles underpinning this 10-year strategy are:Education
provides social and economic
advantages and all learners are respected.
and education outcomes will not be
Community is engaged, has choice and culture is respected.
decisions are based on effective, evidence-based practices driving improved outcomes for Indigenous
is balanced with consistent and
effort, accountability and alignment with
Northern Territory Government policies
addressing the needs of Indigenous people in the Northern Territory
Strategy ElementsThe five elements of this strategy include recommendations from A Share in the Future-Review of Indigenous Education in the Northern Territory that are considered will have a direct and measurable impact on education outcomes for Indigenous students. Slide6
Element 1: FoundationsThe education system takes the opportunity
to directly shape
outcomes from the start of a child’s
children entering primary schooling have the skills and attributes they need to succeed in their education
The key goals build on the work already underway to support families and children as they embark on their education journey. The work we do now will be
in our children today and our young people and communities in the future.
Early childhood education and development programs are evidence-based and focus effort on success in early literacy learning.
are engaged in
and support their
learning and development from the earliest years.
The proportion of Indigenous children who are developmentally vulnerable on one or more domain of the Australian Early Childhood Development
Census (AEDC) is
reduced in line with the
Element 2: EssentialsLiteracy and numeracy are essential for
subsequent success in
achieve age benchmarks
in literacy and numeracy in their primary years of schooling, and plan for their secondary education with confidence
Literacy and numeracy are skills that provide all learners with a chance to succeed across the education spectrum. A structured literacy and numeracy program throughout the primary years of schooling is a priority for students in remote and very remote communities in the Territory.
Identified schools are centrally supported to deliver mandated quality evidence-based literacy and numeracy programs.
Territory-wide age benchmarks are in place to ensure effective monitoring of student achievement in reading, oral English and numeracy.
Indigenous students in government schools achieve results in reading
numeracy in Year
3 and Year 5
in the National
Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy
Element 3: PathwaysSuccessful completion of secondary
provides options and choices for young adults
Indigenous students complete schooling well equipped to take up employment, training and higher education opportunities.
Tailoring secondary education programs and providing strong transition support will build on the reforms in the early and primary years of education.
Secondary education in regional and urban secondary schools is tailored to meet the needs of students from remote communities.
Residential options and transition support are provided to very remote students.
Workplace literacy and numeracy programs are provided to prepare students for work.
Indigenous students in government schools achieve results in reading
in the National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy
consistent with the
Indigenous students in government schools achieve
the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and
at the same rate as the
Territory’s non-Indigenous cohort
Element 4: EngagementThe best results are achieved when students are engaged with their learning and
attend school regularly
Indigenous children at all stages of schooling attend school regularly and are supported in their education by their families and community.
tudents attend regularly
and are fully engaged in learning
years of school.
Parents and communities are engaged with purpose to support their children throughout their learning journey.
4.2 Schools and regions achieve strong and consistent attendance of students from early childhood through to secondary schooling.
4.3 Quality student engagement programs support young adults in schools.
4.4 Schools provide a whole-system approach to behavior management and wellbeing.
The proportion of Indigenous students in
government schools four or more days per week is consistent with the Territory’s non-Indigenous cohort.Slide10
Element 5: WorkforceA high quality and stable workforce improves student learning outcomes
Indigenous student outcomes are improved through a
approach to providing highly skilled and motivated educators and leaders in our schools.
A comprehensive workforce strategy
will ensure that education
skilled and committed educators and support staff to achieve our goals.
5.1 A strategic approach is adopted to managing, supporting and developing a strong workforce to achieve educational success for Indigenous students.
5.2 Working in remote schools is seen as a career opportunity for high performing principals and teachers.
5.3 Indigenous workforce and capacity is increased and is supported by scholarship and early career programs.
5.4 Indigenous staff have equitable professional development opportunities.
At least 50 per cent of remote and very remote
achieve at or above
in the National Assessment Program—Literacy and
Phases of ImplementationThe A Share in the Future strategy has been designed in four
comprising three-year implementation
cycles and a final
evaluation in year ten.
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