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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.

15 Apr 2021

2021 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Secondary Scholarship Awards

Each year, the ACT Education Directorate delivers the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Secondary Scholarships Program to support students in Years 11 and 12 with financial assistance in their final years of secondary study.

14 Apr 2021

School Information Evenings – visit your local school!

Enrolments for the 2022 school year are opening soon. Check out what your local school has to offer by visiting their 2022 information session.

26 Mar 2021

Hazmat drop in sessions

The Education Directorate will be hosting drop-in sessions for the public to learn more about how we are safely managing hazardous materials in our ACT public schools.

25 Mar 2021

Hawker College students visit iFLY

In their most recent learning expedition, the Year 12 engineering and Year 11 physics classes at Hawker College visited iFLY Indoor Skydiving in Penrith to put their understanding of aerodynamics to the test.

18 Mar 2021

National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

Today is National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence, it’s a positive opportunity for ACT public schools to ‘Take Action Together’ to find workable solutions to bullying and violence.

17 Mar 2021

Hazardous materials in ACT public schools

Updated information on how hazardous materials are managed in ACT public schools, including which schools contain lead paint and asbestos, is now available on our website.

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 Feedback and Complaints unit online via the ACT Education Directorate contact form or by phone (02) 6205 5429 between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Upcoming Events

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Reconciliation Day

31 May 2021 00:01

Queen's Birthday

14 Jun 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.

Rebecca Andrews

Teacher Spotlight: Rebecca Andrews

Rebecca Andrews - Teacher, Black Mountain School

I get to know these kids so well as I become their voice and help them find their voice, and seeing them coming out their shell is the most rewarding thing.

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On International Women's Day, students of all gender identities from across ACT school networks were invited to participate in a forum on equality, where students had the chance to pitch their ideas for creating equality in their school. Students didn’t shy away from discussing tough topics, brainstorming ideas to address issues such as bullying, body image and period poverty. Check out Canberra High School students’ ideas for tackling period poverty in the ACT!

Enrolments for 2022 will open soon! This year you can attend school information sessions in person. To check the information session times for your local school, visit our website: