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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.

28 Jul 2021

ACT student’s research wins international recognition

Lyneham High School student Hadia Bizhan was one of seven students to represent Australia at the 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), a prestigious event showcasing the work of over 1,800 young scientists from 64 countries.

27 Jul 2021

Making a difference

At the ACT NAIDOC Ball, Lachlan Eveston enjoyed the celebrations and inspiring stories of the nominees.

22 Jul 2021

Science Mentors ACT - Stand on the shoulders of giants

Science Mentors ACT is a speciality science offering that provides public school students in years 9 to 12 with the opportunity to work with science and engineering professionals on investigations.

21 Jul 2021

New initiative helps families juggle preschool hours

Juggling preschool hours is now a little easier for parents thanks to a new initiative operating at a number of school sites across Canberra.

20 Jul 2021

Uni or Vocational education? Why not both!

Grace Sancataldo is a recent ACT public school graduate, a first-year Civil Construction apprentice and next year, she’ll embark on a bachelor’s degree in building and construction management.

09 Jul 2021

COVID-19 and Term 3 in ACT public schools

As we welcome back students for the start of Term 3, there are some minor changes to school operations for ACT public schools as we continue to adapt to living with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Caroline Schultz

Teacher Spotlight: Caroline Schultz

Caroline Schultz - Specialist teacher, Academy of Future Skills

We spoke to Caroline Schultz to find out how she became a specialist teacher with the Academy of Future Skills, how teaching and learning with the Academy works, and how to properly pronounce her last name.

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