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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2016 Week 1 Hansard (11 February) . .

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The Directorate has participated in the Teach for Australia program since 2011, placing 40 participants in total including 11 for the 2016-2017 cohort.

a) By school:

      •     Caroline Chisholm School x 3

      •     Gold Creek School x 6

      •     Kingsford Smith School x 1

      •     Namadgi School x 3

      •     Belconnen High School x 3

      •     Calwell High School x 4

      •     Lanyon High School x 1

      •     Melrose High School x 4

      •     Canberra College x 4

      •     Erindale College x 3

      •     Hawker College x 1

      •     Lake Tuggeranong College x 5

      •     Melba Copland Secondary School x 2

b) By subject category:

      •     Humanities x 18

      •     Maths / Science x 13

      •     Languages x 8 (Indonesian x 3, French x 2, French/Spanish x 1, Spanish x 1, Japanese x 1)

      •     Psychology x 1

(2) The associates' salary cost over a two year contract is met by the Directorate. The salary is specified in the ACT Public Sector Education and Training Directorate (Teaching Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2014-2018. Salary is 80% of the New Educator (1.2) in year 1 and 80% of the Experienced Teacher 1 (2.1) classification in year 2 of the program.

The Directorate also provides additional funding for the reduced face-to-face teaching hours (80% rather than 100%) as part of the program requirements.

Schools—breakfast clubs (Question No 576)

Mr Doszpot asked the Minister for Education and Training, upon notice, on 19 November 2015:

(1) How many schools conduct breakfast clubs and (a) which schools and (b) how many days per week.

(2) Who runs the breakfast clubs.

(3) What is the average cost per breakfast club.

(4) What support does the ETD central office provide, if any.

(5) Are teachers involved in this activity; if so, is it counted in their rostered hours of work.


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