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Now hear trial project

 

Overview

This program aims to improve teacher and system capacity to provide effective learning opportunities to the large number of Indigenous students with Conductive Hearing Loss (CHL) in order to improve these students' learning outcomes. The Now hear trial project targets six focus schools in order to improve conditions for learning for Indigenous students with CHL through acoustic modifications to existing infrastructure, the introduction of amplification technologies, ear health programs and pedagogical practice.

The schools are Ntaria, Haasts Bluff, Mt Liebig, Yirrkala CEC, Milikapiti and MacFarlane Primary. Five Education Advisors-Hearing will support the implementation of the project in these schools.

The Education Advisors-Hearing will take the necessary steps to:

Anticipated project outcomes in the focus schools are:

The project is funded by the Indigenous Education Strategic Initiatives Programme (IESIP).

Contacts

Sara Jane Adams
Email: SaraJane.Adams@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 13 March 2013
 
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