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ACT Education Directorate

We aim to develop and deliver educational services to empower each child and young person in the ACT to learn for life.

17 May 2022

The joys of volunteering

This week is National Volunteer Week and school Parents and Citizens (P&C) Associations are one way that volunteers can give back to their local school.

10 May 2022

Parents are excited to connect again at Bonython Primary School

From Monday 9 May parents were allowed back on school grounds for school pick up and drop off, as well as activities including fundraisers, after-school events, and school information nights.

06 May 2022

COVID Smart public schools

From Monday 9 May, the ACT Government will relax COVID-19 restrictions in ACT public schools while making sure our schools, staff and students stay ‘COVID smart’.

03 May 2022

Lyneham High School comes together to support Tonga

Tropical shirts remind us of vacations and days by the beach, but Lyneham High School put on their tropical shirts for a more serious occasion.

28 Apr 2022

Public schools built for Canberra

We are working hard to ensure that every child has access to great, accessible and sustainable facilities and school infrastructure that supports high quality education in our growing city.

26 Apr 2022

Enrolments for 2023 school year now open

Enrolments for ACT Public Schools in 2023 from preschool to Year 12 are now open. Every ACT public school is a great school, and there is a place for every child from Kindergarten to Year 12 at their local school.

Parents and Carers Hotline

Parents and carers are encouraged to contact their child’s teacher or school principal about any issue or concern regarding their child’s welfare. Alternatively, parents, carers and community members can raise any concerns with the ACT Education Directorate through the Feedback and Complaints unit online via the ACT Education Directorate contact form or by phone (02) 6205 5429 between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Upcoming Events

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Reconciliation Day

30 May 2022 00:01

Queen’s Birthday

13 Jun 2022 00:01

Term 2 Ends

01 Jul 2022 00:01

Future of Education

Every child deserves a great education and the life chances which flow from it. The Future of Education Strategy outlines a 10-year plan to make sure the focus and investment achieves the best future for all children and young people in the ACT.

Michelle Cartwright

Staff Spotlight: Michelle Cartwright

Michelle Cartwright - Learning Support Assistant, Monash Primary School

Last year, Michelle Cartwright was named as the joint winner of the 2021 Education Support Person of the Year at the ACT Public Education Awards, for her work as a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) at Monash Primary School.

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