Schools and Education in Darwin Northern Territory Australia

Schools in Darwin Northern Territory

  • Department of Education website
  • Alice Springs School of the Air offers a wide range of educational services and activities to isolated primary children in the southern half of the Northern Territory, the extreme north of South Australia and the south-east of Western Australia. The school’s Visitor’s Centre in Alice Springs is also popular with local and international tourists. The Centre provides tourists with a view of lessons in action and background information on the school, how it operates, and the lifestyle of the students enrolled.
  • Honey Ant Readers, developed by Margaret James in Alice Springs, are reading books and literacy resources for Indigenous Australian learners of all ages. The books are written in Australian Aboriginal Languages to reflect the language, interests and life experience of the readers. There are teaching resources as well as the reading books, CDs, activity books and games which you can buy as a pack or individually. Consultancy services are also available.
  • Yolngu Radio Service ARDS has established a Yolngu Radio Service to meet the information access, self-learning and adult education needs of the Yolngu people of north-east Arnhem Land. This service has been developed through the provision of grants obtained through various government departments and charitable donations. Yolngu Radio is now broadcasting on 1530 AM in Nhulunbuy, Yirrkala, Darwin and Palmerston. There are plans to expand our coverage across the north-east Arnhem Land Region. Yolngu Radio can also be received Australia wide via a free-to-air signal on the Aurora satellite platform.
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