NT Government Department of Education Annual Report 2017-18 Department of Education Annual Report 2017-18 - Page 35
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Photo: Maningrida School students, CDU course trainer
and Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation nursery manager
Advancing Towards a Career as
Seven Maningrida School students moved closer to a career as Djelk Rangers after completing Certificate I,
Conservation and Land Management, a significant achievement for the students and the school.
The Learning on Country program is a partnership between Maningrida School and the Djelk Bawinanga
Rangers. It develops the knowledge, skills and confidence of students interested in a career as an Aboriginal
There is a theory component to the course, and students are also expected to learn practical aspects
such as occupational health and safety, basic machinery operation and maintenance, nursery tasks, basic
chemical safety practices, and natural area conservation work.
Annual Report 2017-18 / Chapter 5