Norta-Norta-Workshop - Aboriginal Studies Association

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Evaluation of Norta Norta
Norta Norta is like a best friend, only smarter.
Louise Taggart
Senior Evaluation Officer, Indigenous
[email protected]
Dr Susan Harriman
Manager, Evaluation Practice
[email protected]
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Norta Norta
Individual Sponsorship Program
 What is it?
 Closing the Gap
 Norta Norta Program Guidelines 2012
https://detwww.det.nsw.edu.au/lists/directoratesaz/aet/programs/schools/index.htm
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Evaluation of
Norta Norta Program
 Who commissioned?
 Why?
 What? terms of reference
 How? surveys and qualitative interviews
 Where to? impact of evaluation
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
What have we learned?
 student outcomes
 Implementation in schools
 impact on staff
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Has it worked for students?
 Completion of HSC
 Post school intentions
 Attitude to school /confidence
 Increased student expectations
 Retention
 Has it worked for all students?
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
How does it work best in schools?
 Leadership / endorsement of program
 Whole school support / organisation
 Cultural awareness / links to Aboriginal education
 Aboriginal education team and Norta Norta
contact
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
How does it work best in schools?
 Status of Norta Norta program
 Role of tutors
 Input from students
 Planning for senior years
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
What can staff learn?
 Question:
How do we engage Aboriginal students?
 Value of relationships
 Teaching strategies
 Value of PLPs
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Evaluation of Norta Norta
– Final Report
 Final report - released in 2013
 Final report - will be published
on DEC intranet
 Any questions?
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau
Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau

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