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Increasing the Number of Aboriginal Teachers in the NT

Presenter Dr Tracy Woodroffe
Contact person
Northern Institute
T: 08 8946 7468 E:
Location Online via Zoom
Open to Public


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Join us for this information-sharing and networking session about current programs and initiatives to increase the number of Aboriginal teachers across the Northern Territory.


10:00Katrina Britnell, Partnerships Coordinator

Welcome, Acknowledgement of Country, Introductions


10:01Professor Ruth Wallace, Pro Vice-Chancellor Faculty of Arts and Society

Connection to Tracy W & Research Work

CDU & Indigenous Teacher Education

10:05Dr Tracy Woodroffe, 2024 ACSES FellowResearch Project Overview & Outcomes, CDU 

1. Tracey Mehonoshen, Assistant Director, Aboriginal Workforce Strategy and Planning, Workforce Forecasting and Mobility within the Educational, Leadership, Culture and Care Division, 

2. Sam Henry, Assistant Director | Aboriginal Educators | Career Development, Educational Leadership, Culture and Culture

NT Department of Education

Pre-recorded video conversation.

Analea McCurry Deputy Director Teaching and Learning.

Tasha Roe and Cynthia Page – Education Officers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education.

Catholic Education NT
10:45Michael Quyn, CDU Future Student Engagement Officer. CDU Marketing, Media and Communications
11:00Mek Venes, Acting DirectorTeacher Registration Board NT
11:15:00 AM*Dr Tracy WoodroffeQ&A Session (Tracy to chair). Round up of information gained in the session. 
11:25Dr Tracy WoodroffeThank you
11:30:00 AMCLOSE  

Who should attend?

Department of Education office-based staff working in the area or with a related interest, School-based VETDSS and Career Advisers, Principals, CDU staff working in the area or with a related interest such as Education lecturers and CDU Indigenous leadership representatives.


This event has already happened - find the recording in the "Past seminars and recordings" section on the Seminars page.

Find out more

Visit First Nations Success to learn more about Dr Tracy Woodroffe's project. 

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