Welcome to the NESA Remote School Attendance Strategy Training Project. We are pleased to be engaged by the Australian Government to continue the delivery of training and online learning resources to school attendance teams as part of the Remote School Attendance Strategy.

Like the Australian Government, we recognise the importance of the role of local people to identify local solutions. We are committed to supporting you throughout this role with a range of training offerings. 

We appreciate the positive impact of your role within your local community and the opportunities you create every day by supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to engage in school. We also understand that your role will be both rewarding and challenging, and we are confident that the training we are offering will assist you further in your role.

NESA’s RSAS Training Strategy Project will involve a blended training approach that includes the following:

  • A minimum of one face-to-face forums with each forum running for three days in your local community
  • Access to the delivery of a supplementary forum in your local community
  • Online training that will offer short courses that you are able to select 
  • Individual coaching and mentoring throughout your training
  • The option to complete accredited units that will count towards a formal qualification
  • “Access to over 50 templates and other resources designed to assist RSAS providers and RSAS team members to improve attendance and engagement in education.”

Our team are here to support you and we are available if you have any questions about this programme or the training you are completing. Our office number is (02) 9119 3090 and our email address is We are available Monday – Friday between 9.00-5.00pm (Sydney time) - please feel free to give us a call or pop us a line; we are more than happy to discuss any questions you may have.

We wish you all the best in this important role and we look forward to working with you throughout this project.

Yours sincerely

Sally Sinclair