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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.

02 Dec 2019
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Year 10 students recognised

From helping those less fortunate, going above and beyond in their studies to being a great listener and friend and starting their own charities, 71 amazing students were recognised at the Year 10 Excellence Awards.

28 Nov 2019
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Book club an opportunity to share ideas

The library was buzzing with great ideas, experiences and students’ work as the northside book club started.

05 Nov 2019
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Evatt garden space opens

The Evatt Primary School community is thrilled with their new Indigenous garden and outdoor learning space.

24 Oct 2019
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Extra psychologists to support our students

According to a new study by Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute, a quarter of Canberra teens are struggling with their mental health.

23 Oct 2019
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Strengthening our safe and supportive school culture

The Safe and Supportive Schools Advisory Committee (SEAC) was established by the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Development, Yvette Berry MLA, in March to provide advice to the Government on opportunities to strengthen safe and supportive school culture in every ACT public school. SEAC’s report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly today along with the ACT Government’s response.

22 Oct 2019
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Positive Behaviours on show

Students at Wanniassa Hills Primary School are embracing their Positive Behaviours for Learning (PBL) program, with great results being achieved across the school.

Families 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 Families and Students, Complaints and Feedback 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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Term 4 Ends

19 Dec 2019

Christmas Day

25 Dec 2019

Boxing Day

26 Dec 2019

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.

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Staff Spotlight: Raelene Farrell

It is really inspiring to work with such passionate school staff and School Psychologists who really care about making a difference.

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Headspace Canberra is looking for young people between the ages of 16 and 25 to join their Reference Group. Applications close 6 January 2020. For an application form contact Headspace Canberra by email: hs.Canberra@marathonhealth.com.au or phone (02) 5109 9700.

Calling all young people aged 12-25 years old! We want to hear your thoughts! Have your say and tell us how headspace has impacted you and your local community. Link: https://survey.confirmit.com.au/wix/9/p3749769.aspx Marathon Health Capital Health Network #headspacecanberra #youthmentalhealth #youthmentalhealthawareness #impact #haveyoursay

Japanese players from the Canberra Cavalry, on loan from the 横浜DeNAベイスターズ (Yokohama Baystars), visited Ainslie School today! The students learned about baseball and Japanese culture, played games and did some batting drills with the players.