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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.

31 Jul 2020

Have your say on the new school in Molonglo

The ACT’s newest public school is coming to life. We are now asking the community to vote on the name and uniform for the new school in Molonglo Valley.

31 Jul 2020

Charles Weston Student Parliament branches out into Tree Day project

On Tuesday, the Minister for Education, Yvette Berry visited the school to assist in planting the Japanese Elm. She also provided the Student Parliament with the unique experience of lining up with a fellow Minister to face questions from the media.

30 Jul 2020

Inspiring young Canberrans celebrated

Last Friday, the 2020 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year awards recognised a group of inspiring and influential young people from across the ACT region for their contributions towards positive change, including a number of our ACT public school students.

24 Jul 2020

Possums have a safe home at North Ainslie Primary School

North Ainslie Primary School has created new safe and cosy homes for some local possums by installing possum houses in trees around the school.

21 Jul 2020

UCSSC Lake Ginninderra alumni designs new bike rack for college

UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra students continue to make positive contributions to their school

20 Jul 2020

Updated information on COVID-19 health directions and restrictions for ACT public schools

The ACT Government has updated a COVID-19 Public Health Direction this morning, which legally requires anyone who has been in affected locations identified by NSW Health to self-quarantine for 14 days from the date they were in the following locations, even if they do not have any symptoms.

2021 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 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 3 Ends

25 Sep 2020

Labour Day

05 Oct 2020

Term 4 Begins

12 Oct 2020

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.

Staff Spotlight: Rich Minards

Rich Minards - Facilities Manager Canberra College

I started working in a public school for a bit of a ‘fill in’ job while I ran my own construction business.

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Curtin Primary School have opened their new break out and play area this week, offering senior primary school students a space to learn, play and support each other. The project was funded by money raised by the school community at a Walkathon event two years ago, as well as a grant through the Federal Government’s Local Schools Community Fund.

Our #PhotooftheWeek comes from Alfred Deakin High School where students modelled for a good cause, dressing up in yellow for a 13 August Canberra Weekly cover story to raise awareness around Daffodil Day on the 28th of August. Alfred Deakin High School will also be holding a small-scale school concert and a cupcake sale to raise money for the Cancer Council this Daffodil Day.