Jackie McSkimming (Scrymgour) is a proud Tiwi woman. Through her mother, Clare Scrymgour (Mollominni), Jackie inherited Tiwi identity and obligations as a member of the Maradui Skin Group. Her father Jack Scrymgour (Woods) was forcibly removed as a child from his home
In late 2018, TITEB held our graduation for 19 graduates, including 13 graduating from Certificate II in Community services, four graduating from Certificate I in Business and two graduating from a Certificate I in Engineering. The hour-long ceremony took place at the Wurrumiyanga
This month, five amazing ladies from Wurrumiyanga CDP Womens activity were featured in a CDU article 'Students going 'bananas' over horticulture.' Over the past 10 months the Wurrumiyanga women have been traveling into Darwin to complete their Certificate II in Horticulture. This has
In May, TITEB conducted White Card Training to help CDP participants get the necessary qualification to do construction work. We are proud to announce 12 men successfully completed their White Card Training and Prepare To Work Safely in the Construction Industry certificates.
This week, TITEB CEO, Maria Harvey, and CDP Employment Manager, Moya Perry, were invited to speak at the National Forum on Child Protection in Darwin. The Forum was held over three days at the Hilton and included speakers from organisations and government
Chris Brogan, CDP Engagement Officer talks about the important work being done by CDP participants at Milikapiti. Women work in screen printing, creating printed textiles from original artworks by Tiwi ladies. Artwork is hand silkscreen printed onto fabric and made up into
Port Melville, Port Manager, Lindsay Whiting, is grateful to TITEB for their help to complete a “gruelling” employee application process when he needed a position filled within a week. The process can be challenging, especially when ID, passports and licences need to
CDP community construction projects are helping Tiwi men get qualified for work in the construction industry, including gaining their Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card). As part of their training, job seekers learn to operate different machinery including
TITEB CDP Supervisor, Patrick Puruntatameri supervises around 90 men doing wonderful work for the community of Pirlangimpi. The CDP Program has two parts – helping people find work, and finding ways for participants to contribute to their communities while learning work skills.
TITEB wants to see Tiwi people working and participating in community life, helping to build a better future for themselves and their families. Patrick Puruntatameri, CDP Supervisors at Pirlangimpi believes that participating in CDP activities is an important step towards getting a
Spencer Martin is an award-winning apprentice mechanic who lives with his partner at Wurrumiyanga. In 2018 he will complete his apprenticeship in Late Motor Vehicle Technology with Nguiu Garage, proudly supported by TITEB and CDU. Spencer is proud of his achievements. In
Manager Matt Turner has been teaching the boys how to weld this week in Pirlangimpi. They have been gathering old empty fuel drums laying around the community and the dump and making them into BBQs. Each job seeker will have a turn
This year past year and a half Tiwi Islands Training and Employment Board’s activities have been partnering with the ‘Bringing up Great kids’ (BUGKs) program run by Relationships Australia. The program has been successfully run in Milikapiti, pirlangimpi and Wurrumiyanga with great
Pictured above are two of the Tiwi College based teachers assistants(KK and Bobette) who recently purchased new laptop for their Certificate 111 in Education Support Studies.Tiwi College Teachers Assistants are completing Cert III in Educations Support through Apprenticeship arrangements through TITEB’s GTO.
With the support of TITEB Group Training Organisation, senior young men at Tiwi College complete two certificates as part of a school-based apprenticeship, in years 10, 11 and 12. The Certificate II in Sport and Recreation and Certificate II in Construction are run over two years,
As a Group Training Organisation, TITEB has supported the apprenticeships of apprentice mechanics, Spencer Martin and Basil Ullungura at Nguiu Garage. Running a busy garage makes it difficult to find the time to coordinate travel and accommodation, so TITEB has taken care of
In August 2017, participants doing the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways at Wurrumiyanga organised two-day camp at Cape Fourcroy as part of their course. Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (otherwise known as Foundation Skills)
At the Wurrumiyanga Training Centre, Cecelia Holmes and Fred Tipiloura are working towards their Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways. This course is for people who need to develop general education, language and literacy skills to a level where they can get a
At Wurrumiyanga Women’s Centre, there are lots of opportunities for women to get involved in activities they enjoy, such as arts, cooking, cleaning, as well as courses. In December, we will have six women graduating in Gardening at CDU. Our gardening program has been
Michelle Woody Minnapinni desperately wanted to work, so she started with TITEB. Her goal was to learn about technology and administration. Through TITEB she did computer training, cooking, and learnt about banking. She was doing artwork at Jilamara (where her partner, Nicholas