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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.

21 Oct 2021

Why it’s safe to return to school

We’ve heard lots of questions from the community about arrangements at ACT public schools to keep our students and staff safe.

19 Oct 2021

Gungahlin College and Black Mountain students design winning schoolyards

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.

15 Oct 2021

Year 12s looking ahead

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.

13 Oct 2021

Mandatory vaccination for workers in certain schools and early childhood settings

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.

12 Oct 2021

Funding for a safe return

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.

08 Oct 2021

Greater access and equity

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.

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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Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2021 11:00

Term 4 Ends

17 Dec 2021 00:01

Christmas Day

25 Dec 2021 00:01

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.

Brad Spence

Staff Spotlight: Brad Spence

Brad Spence - Building Services Officer, Evatt Primary School

Before my time as a BSO I also worked in various trades, so I have a lot of knowledge and experience that I can use in what I do here.

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