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Gilgandra, Quirindi and Warren in 2004

Term 4 2003

  • contact made with schools and an information package posted
  • initial visit made to schools by the project officer
  • teacher mentors identified and visited by project officer
  • teacher mentors meet with the project reference group in Sydney
  • clarification of roles and expectations of all those involved in the project

Term 1 2004

  • first visit by OBOS officers, mentors and community members to outline the project and seek support
  • early discussion and planning by teachers, AEAs and mentors
  • follow-up visit by mentors and further planning, identification of contacts and so on

Term 2 2004

  • meeting of mentors and team members to begin initial planning of units
  • initial analysis of BST and SNAP data
  • follow-up of data analysis by team members
  • Sharing Day at Dubbo for all teams and community members, mentors, OBOS officers and invited guests
  • ongoing planning by team members
  • second school visit for planning and finalisation of unit planning

Term 3 2004

  • mentor discussion with team on draft unit and implementation timeline
  • implementation of unit and worksample collection
  • visit by mentors and excursion day for projects – Gilgandra used the Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Balladoran, Warren visited The Beemunnel for culminating activities and Quirindi used a focus day of activities at the primary school
  • evaluation day – final visit by mentors and meeting with school team to evaluate project and collect work samples, journals and other data and finalise Sharing Day presentation
  • Sharing Day at Coonabarabran for all teams and community members to celebrate their achievements and evaluate the project to set new directions
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