Acknowledgements

Talking Namba resource contributors

The Talking Namba resource has been produced as part of the Strong Literacy and Numeracy in Communities project, Northern Territory Department of Education and Training with funding from the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.

The resource includes and builds on much of the work produced as a result of the Building Community Capital (BCC) project conducted from June 2006 to July 2009 at Shepherdson College, Elcho Island. This was an Australian Research Council Linkage Project headed by Professor Dianne Siemon of RMIT University in collaborative venture between RMIT, Northern Territory Department of Education & Training, Charles Darwin University and Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education.

The Talking Namba resource was made possible through the time and effort of the following institutions and individuals:

Strong Literacy and Numeracy in Schools
Curriculum, Teaching and Phases of Learning Division
Department of Education and Training


Manager

Lynley Baker

'Talking Namba' Production

John Bradbury

Finance and Training

Andrea Brown

Project Officer and Training Support

Jenny Buckley

Gillen Primary School

Principal

David Glyde

Senior Teacher

Fran Barlow

SLNC Coordinator

Jenny Buckley

Assistant Teacher

Rebecca Hampton

Assistant Teacher

Joanne Watkins

Gapuwiyak School

Principal

Lyndall Watson

Coordinator

Catherine Orton

Assistant Teacher

Sally Motitj

Assistant Teacher

Joanne Wanambi

Assistant Teacher

Nirripurranydji

Moulden Park Primary School

Principal

Garry Fry

SLNC Coordinator

Dallas Glasby

Assistant Teacher

Nicky Cubillo

Assistant Teacher

Noraida Kadiba

Manunda Terrace Primary School

Principal

Sally Winch

SLNC Coordinator

Lisa Hirschausen

Assistant Teacher

Jodie Dowling

Assistant Teacher

Caroline Holtze

Shepherdson College

Principal

Brian Hughes

Senior Teacher

Jan Jardine

Senior Teacher

Jo Pickering

Coordinator

Kathy McMahon

Coordinator

Beth Harris

Assistant Teacher

Joy Mundhu

Assistant Teacher

Lisa Dayngipu

Assistant Teacher

Rhoda Bamuniya

Baranga School

Teacher/ Principal

Anita Painter

Darwin Languages Centre

Linguist

Melanie Wilkinson

One Talk Technology

Coordinator

William Ulstrup

Translating Team

Geoff and Alvin

Blackpixel Elearning

Web Design

Elke Watson

Voice

Craig Batty



BCC Participants List 2006 - 2009

 

Yolngu Teachers

 

Teachers & School Staff

 

Community Leaders

 

Shepherdson College
 
Shepherdson College
 
Galiwin’ku
 

Mundhu Dhamarrandi

Stephen Henderson

Bepuka Garawirrta

Ted Marrawili Gondarra

Heather Yeparrnga

Cathy Guthadjaka

Roberta Dharruynga Dhurrkay

Kieran Meyers

Dorothy Gapany

Lisa Dayngipu Bukulatjpi

Mark Bergamo

Rose Gondarra

Ruth Gulamanda Dhurrkay

Sharon Asplin

Joanne Garnggulkpuy

Susan Duwalatji Garrawurra

Kylie Nam

Malku Dhamarrandji

Ronnie Gulurrwuy Dhurrkay

Heather Yeparrnga

Maratja Dhamarrandji

Rita Rirrngul Dhurrkay

Fiona Summerell

Maypilama Lawurrpa Bukulatipi

Jean Yurranydjil Dhurrkay

Deborah Reich

Valerie Dhaykamalu

Helen Rrikawuku

Joanne Pickering

Walpulay Dhurrkay

 

Jan Jardine

Watipalala Dhurrkay

 

Alison Burgess

 

 

Fran Enilane

 
 

Craig Danvers (AV Support)

 
 

Fred Munyirinyir Dhamarrandji (AV Support)

 
 

David Wilson (Technology Support)

 
 

Helen Rrikawuku Yunupingu

 


Mapuru Homeland School
 

Roslyn Malngumba Guyula

David Ammenhauser

 

Jackie  Nguluwidi Guyula

Stanford Jubane

 

James Burkiyalawuy Guyula

 

 



Principals / Acting Principals
 

Kaye Thurlow (2006)

Paul Bubb (2007)

George Hewitson (2007 – 2008)

Bryan Hughes (2008 - Present)



 

Advisor Committee Members

 

Research Team Members

 

RMIT Research Officers

 

Di Siemon (RMIT)

Di Siemon (RMIT)

Jo Virgona

Linda Ford (CDU)

John Fien (RMIT)

Chris Walta (APAI)

Paul Bubb (NT DEET)

Jan McCarthy (NT DET)

Kylie Myers

Tom Evison (BIITE)

Michael Christie (CDU)

Claudia Johnstone

 

Susan Barton-Johnson (NT DET)

Kath Herring

 

Kathy McMahon (APAI)

 
 

Debbie Efthymiades (NT DET)

 
 

Tom Evison (BIITE)

 
 

Beverly O’Connoll (NT DET)

 
 

John Bradbury (NT DET)

 

 

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Prepared by the BCC Research Team led by Prof Dianne Siemon – RMIT University, March 2010

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