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- National Literacy and Numeracy Week
- Chief Minister's Literacy Achievement Awards
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- Teaching in the Territory Excellence Awards
- Youth Business Awards
- Careers Expo
- NT Training Awards
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Chief Minister's Literacy Achievement Awards
The Chief Minister’s Literacy Achievement Awards (CMLAA) recognise the literacy achievements of students in every Transition to Year 9 (inclusive) class in all Northern Territory schools, government and non-government.
All nominated students receive a letter of congratulations from the Chief Minister, as well as a certificate to mark their success.
Awards are presented to students at end of year school assemblies and functions.
Letter to principals from the Chief Minister (pdf 31 kb)
The 2012 awards nomination process has closed.
One student from each Transition to Year 9 class in every school in the Northern Territory is nominated for one of the eight award categories. For example:
- If there are 12 classes in your school, 12 students will receive an award.
- For composite classes, for example, Year 1/2 or Year 4/5, only issue one award for your class.
- For small schools that have one class, only nominate one student to receive an award.
- For middle schools, please make one nomination per homeroom or literacy class.
Award categories (printer friendly version) (pdf 413 kb)
|1. Most Outstanding
(Communicator in the Community)
|I understand that you have demonstrated excellent communication skills in your local community. Your ability to communicate effectively with a range of people is a valuable skill.|
|2. Most Outstanding
(Communicator at School)
|I understand that you have demonstrated excellent communication skills in the school community. Your ability to communicate effectively with your classmates and teachers is a valuable skill.|
|3. Most Imaginative (Performance)||I understand that you have presented excellent drama performances throughout the year. Your ability to entertain and engage an audience as a performer is a valuable skill.|
|4. Most Imaginative (Visual)||I understand that you have produced an excellent range of imaginative visual texts throughout the year. Your ability to express yourself through words and pictures is a valuable skill.|
|5. Most Imaginative (Written)||I understand that you use your vivid imagination to generate new ideas and that your writing is lively and expressive. Your ability to use written language to express yourself is a valuable skill.|
|6. Most Improved (Oral language)||I understand that you increased your confidence and developed your skills in oral language throughout the year. This is a valuable life-long skill and also makes you a role model for other learners.|
|7. Most Improved (Reading)||I understand that you have made impressive achievements in your reading throughout the year. This is a valuable life-long skill and also makes you a role model for other learners.|
|8. Most Improved (Writing)||I understand that you have made impressive achievements in your writing throughout the year. This is a valuable life-long skill and also makes you a role model for other learners.|
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