NT COGSO/Minister

NT COGSO meets with the Minister for Education Eva Lawler each month to raise concerns, request information on behalf of School Representative Bodies and to receive briefings from the Minister. We are required to provide at least two (2) weeks’ notice of agenda items.

Eva Lawler - Minister for Education

Meeting Agendas

2022

15 August
  • Violence / Illegal Activities in schools
  • Electronic Smoking in Schools
  • Mobile Phone Use in Schools
  • School Based Policing
  • Schools Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Parent Unit within the department
  • Infrastructure Budget
  • School Water Use Health Checks
  • Positive Behaviour and Occupational Violence in Schools Taskforce
03 August
  • School Resourcing Fund Policy/School Cash Benchmark Guidelines and Procedures
  • Access to School Counsellors – School Counselling Service Action Plan 2019-2023 Update | Providers - list
  • NT Education Strategy | ACCHO Partnership
  • Road Safety | Guidelines Review
  • School Cash Benchmark Guidelines and Procedures
  • Effective Enrolment Review – Deloittes Report
  • Health and Physical Education curriculum |Swimming and Life Saving Program | Mandating in Curriculum
  • School Based Policing | Evaluation Framework
  • Teaching Principal Schools | Two adults’ policy
  • Inclusion | Special Education | Language

2021

23 November
  • Education Act – Legislative Changes
  • Volunteers Recognition
  • Access to School Counsellors
  • Corporate Support for Students with Additional Needs in Regional and Remote Schools
  • Alice Springs Teacher Housing
  • Funding for Water Audits
  • Funding for Students with Additional needs
  • Education Infrastructure Budget
  • Motion 1.7/2020 Follow Up
  • EBA and impacts on school budgets
  • Infrastructure
14 September

2021 NTCOGSO Motions

  • Year Level Funding Disparity
  • Access to School Counsellors
  • Corporate SwAN Support for Regional and Remote Schools
  • Principal Reclassifications and School Budgets
  • Alice Springs Teacher Housing
  • Redirect SwAN Funding
  • Swimming and Life Saving Program
  • Parent Engagement Policy and Guidelines
  • School Road Safety
  • All Staffing Oncosts Funded Centrally
  • Funding for Water Audits
  • Funding for Students with Additional needs
  • School Road Safety Audit
  • Resourcing for Female-to-Female Aggression
  • School Based Police Program Publications
  • ‘Effective Enrolment’ terminology
  • Education Infrastructure Budget

General Business

  • Brien Holden Foundation - Kids NT project
26 July
  • School Governance and Training
  • School Based Police 
  • Recurrent Funding for Schools 
  • Infrastructure
  • Communication with Government and Department
  • General Issues - Dual Campus Funding Model
  • Capital Funding Yuendumu School
  • School Financial Governance
  • Volunteers Recognition
  • Education Act – Legislative Changes
31 May
  • Schools Update
  • School Financial Governance
  • Education Act – Legislative Changes
  • Consultation COGSO participating - FYI
  • School based Policing
  • Progress Report by NTG on NTCOGSO Motions 2020
  • Sanitary Products Pilot
  • Volunteers Recognition
  • BBS
07 May
  • School Based Policing Program
  • Yuendumu / WANTA
  • Progress Report by NTG on NTCOGSO Motions 2020
16 March
  • School Counsellors
  • ‘One Team One Territory’
  • RSAS Funding to 31 Dec 2021
  • Barkly Region

2020 Motions

  • School Based Police
  • Acoustic Infrastructure Upgrades
  • Training Funding Deed
25 January
  • School Based Policing Program
  • Funding to COGSO for Ongoing Governance Training and Support
  • Capital Funding Yuendumu School
  • Principal Recruitment

2020

23 November
  • Full Council 2020 Motions
14 February
  • DoE/NTCOGSO Collaboration on new ECEC OSHC Project
  • Governance Training and Mentoring Program – NTCOGSO support
  • Local Engagement and Decision Making (LEaD) Committee Initiative
  • Executive Meeting Darwin 7 March
  • NTCOGSO 50-year anniversary 2021

2019

30 September
  • Yuendumu School Council Letter - Security and safety of students, staff
  • Students with Hearing Loss – Acoustic Upgrades
  • Katherine High Master Plan
  • Tennant Creek schools attendance
  • Barkly Regional Deal
  • Education Election Q&A – 20 June 2020