We’ve heard lots of questions from the community about arrangements at ACT public schools to keep our students and staff safe.
COVID-19 school arrangements
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.
Even while in remote learning, most ACT public school students would be able to tell you something they’d like to see in the outdoor areas at their school. New play equipment, a table tennis table, or some native plants. The ideas are endless.
It’s been a big year for ACT Year 12 students, and as they return to onsite learning for Term 4 for their final weeks of schooling, many are feeling excited and optimistic for the weeks to come.
The ACT’s Chief Health Officer is intending to introduce a public health direction that will mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in ACT schools that cater for children under 12.
ACT public schools are receiving an additional $5.7 million in funding to help manage the safe return of students and staff to on campus learning.
Equal opportunity for Canberra school students is a strong focus of the ACT Government’s Budget 2021-22, with an additional $51 million going to ACT public school equity programs over the next four years.
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.