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TOM Update | 2024

For the 2024 Regional Language Literature Challenge teams will need to become familiar with three of the following text. Specific details of the Challenge will be provided in the Challenge Pack when it is released.

  • Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
  • Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr
  • The Lorax by Dr Seuss
  • Wonder by R J Palacio
  • Storm Boy by Colin Thiele
  • Uno's Garden by Graeme Base
  • Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Blueback by Tim Winton
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Timeline | 2024

Term 1 | Workshops - What is TOM?
  • Katherine - Wednesday 28 Feb 5:30pm-6:30pm - In person Venue TBC
  • Tennant Creek - Thursday 29 Feb 5:30pm-6:30pm - In person Venue TBC
  • Alice Springs - Wednesday 6 Mar 5:30pm-6:30pm - In person Venue TBC
  • Darwin/Palmerston/Rural & Remote - Wednesday 13 Mar 5:30pm-6:30pm - Online
Term 2 | Workshops TBC
Term 2 (June) | Team Nominations Open - 3rd June 2024
Term 3 (July) | Challenges Released - 20th July 2024
Term 3 (August) | Team Nominations Closed - 4th August 2024
Term 3 (August) | Northern Territory Final - 31st August 2024
Term 4 (November) | International Final in Sydney - 1st & 2nd November 2024

Workshops | 2024

Based on the TOM principles of creative thinking and cooperative learning, TOM NT has developed workshops that will support you to implement TOM at your school.

Our workshops are revised each year to ensure that you update challenge information is made avaiable to team faciliators. Please contact the NT Director to customise a workshop that will suit your team's requirements.

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