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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 3 Hansard (13 March) . . Page.. 1104..


(a) Of this number, 788 (Head count) or 717 (FTE) were male, and

(b) 2515 (Head count) or 2150 (FTE) were female.

Head Count

FTE

Female

Male

Female

Male

Colleges

345

223

298.9

208.4

High Schools

668

342

569.8

299.1

Primary Schools

1312

198

1121.7

183.6

Special Schools

78

10

62.3

9.3

School Support Centres

112

15

97.3

16.6

(4) The department does not have information on numbers of teachers working in non-government schools.

(5) (a) For government schools, figures on IT specialist or other speciality areas are not maintained centrally. A Skills and Qualifications database is being developed to initially collect this data on the teaching workforce. Government schools employ and contract IT professionals in a variety of ways to best suit their individual needs and IT environments. For example: IT teachers; Information Technology Officers (ITOs); school assistants; maintenance contracts with IT businesses; InTACT support; IT trainees; and "e-coaches"and IT support from Centre for Teaching and Learning Technologies.

(b) The department does not have this information for non-government schools.

(6)(a) Each government primary school has an Office Manager, previously called a Bursar, and each secondary school has a Registrar. Two very small primary schools have a part-time Office Manager. (b) N/A.

[Census data attached to the reply were lodged with the Chamber Support Office]

Consumer Law Centre

(Question No 487)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 13 March 2003:

1. How many requests for assistance did the Consumer Law Centre receive in its first month of operation;

2. How many of these requests related to the 18 January bushfires;

3. Of these requests, what percentage of people was the centre able to assist with (a) success, (b) no success, (c) cases still pending;

4. What are the top ten issues that the centre has dealt with;

5. How many staff are employed to work at the centre;

6. What were the operational costs of the centre in the first month.


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