Mark Connelly receives ‘Making a Difference’ SA Public Education Award

Congratulations to Mark Connelly, who received the ‘Making a Difference’ Award at Friday night’s Public Education Awards night. This award recognised Mark’s significant contribution to education on the APY Lands through the APY Trade Training Centre. 

Mark received his award from South Australia’s Premier, the Honourable Steven Marshall MP, and will now go on to represent the department in the Premier’s Excellence Awards later this year.

Mark Connelly receives public education award from the Honourable Stephen Marshall MP

APY Trade Training Centre Graduation 2021

Last week we celebrated our 6th annual graduation ceremony and said a very emotional goodbye to Mark Connelly. Mark was the Principal Manager of the APY Trade Training Centre from 2012-2021.

We would like thank our sponsors RASACNPY Women’s CouncilIAG and Mai Wiru for their ongoing support towards APY TTC’s graduation ceremony.

Congratulations to all graduates! Photos to come very soon.

2021 Anangu Schools Cook Off Cancelled

The 2021 Anangu Schools Cook Off has been cancelled due to Covid19 restrictions. The planning committee recognises the value of the Cook Off and would be happy to support an alternative format that requires individual schools to present a 3 course meal to their site. Please advise Nigel Plaskett if your school would like to enter this arrangement.

2021 Cook Off Announced!

The Anangu Schools Cook Off will be held on 27th October 2021 at the Trade Training Centre.

Teams will consist of three students who will be supported by one Anangu Education Worker and teacher. Each team will prepare a 3 course meal that serves 15 people, and must meet the following requirements:

  • Entrée: with chicken
  • Main course: beef with vegetables
  • Dessert: with chocolate

First prize will be judged by 3 renowned guests, and the second prize will be awarded according to popular choice. Prizes will involve travel to a destination in South Australia. More information to come soon.