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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.

06 Dec 2022
News

2022 ACT Public Education Awards: celebrating excellence

For the first time in two years, ACT educators and guests gathered in person to recognise and celebrate our high performing school leaders, teachers, school support staff, Allied Health professionals and volunteers in our public schools and Education Support Office.

05 Dec 2022
News

Building knowledge

Students at Margaret Hendry School are curious to learn about the expansion happening at their school and what they can see being built over the fence.

22 Nov 2022
Events

Congratulations to all our winners at the Year 10 Excellence Awards!

This year’s Awards were held on Monday 21 November 2022 at The Playhouse Theatre and hosted by the energetic and inspiring Timomatic, a former Narrabundah College student.

15 Nov 2022
News

Taking the next steps towards strengthening inclusion

Inclusion is one of the key principles of the Future of Education Strategy.

10 Nov 2022
News

College Hack

Future-focused college students pitched their vision for 2040 at the ‘College Hack’ Canberra Adaptive City Open Innovation Challenge for 2022 last week.

08 Nov 2022
News

National Teacher Workforce Action Plan – have your say

Teachers play a key role in our community. The ACT Government remains committed to ensuring all avenues are pursued to build and retain our teaching workforce.

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.

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Boxing Day

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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.

Macgregor Primary School teacher Simone Xirakis holding 2022 ACT Children’s Week Student Support award.

Teacher Spotlight: Simone Xirakis

Simone Xirakis - Classroom teacher, Macgregor Primary School

So many of our public school teachers go ‘above and beyond’ what’s expected of them and Macgregor Primary School teacher Simone Xirakis is just one example of a teacher whose work has made a big impact.

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