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Home Learning: Resources for Students and Families

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 Jun 2021

Directorate employee wins InTEACT Award for COVID response

Education Directorate employee Murray McKay, Director of Digital Literacies within the Education Support Office, has been recognised with the 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Information Technology Educators ACT (InTEACT).

15 Jun 2021

Charles Weston School Parents Embrace Active Travel

Every parent knows how hectic school mornings can be – getting everyone dressed, fed and out the door with a shoe on each foot is the marathon before the day’s begun.

07 Jun 2021

The Truth Project visits Wanniassa School

High school and college are an exciting transitional period for young adults, as they become more independent and are afforded greater agency in choosing their subjects and deciding what career they will pursue after college graduation.

28 May 2021

National Reconciliation Week

The Education Directorate acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the Traditional Custodians of the ACT and the region upon which we live, learn and work.

26 May 2021

Seeing a future in STEM

Earlier this month Hawker College held their annual WINGS event, which focuses on encouraging female students to take an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

24 May 2021

World premiere of book-concerto in Barcelona by Narrabundah College teacher

Long before Marián Budos became the Head of the Music Department at Narrabundah College, music had always been central to his world.

2022 School enrolments now open

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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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.

Mark Bishop

Staff Spotlight: Mark Bishop

Mark Bishop - Indigenous Education team, Education Support Office

Mark Bishop started in ACT public education 53 years ago as a kindergarten student at Hackett Primary School – and he loved it so much that he never left!

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