Engagement programs for secondary Indigenous students

Indigenous students may be able to join programs at school to help improve their attendance, health and wellbeing and school results.

The program will assist students to obtain a Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) and support their employment options beyond school.

If your child is an Indigenous student enrolled at a school where a program is run they can participate. There are programs for boys and for girls.

Boys' program

Boys' programs aim to improve education, discipline, life skills, self esteem and employment prospects of young Indigenous men.

The program is operated by Clontarf Academies for boys in 13 government and 2 non-government schools in the Northern Territory:

Go to the Clontarf Academies website for more information on the program.

Girls' program

The girls' program aims to provide relationship based mentoring and well being support for young Indigenous women with a focus on engagement in education and developing life skills, healthy lifestyles, responsibility for self and exposure to employment options.

Role Models and Leaders Australia (RMLA) operate programs in the following schools:

Go to the Role Models and Leaders Australia website for more information on the program.

Stars Foundation operate programs in the following schools:

How to join

Talk to your child's teacher or school principal for more information.

Last updated: 07 July 2017