There is a special buzz in the air for everyone across schools during Book Week. For educators like Emma Cox from Red Hill Primary, this buzz is heightened. As a teacher librarian, avid reader and unashamed book lover, Book Week is Emma’s favourite time of the school year.
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.
A child’s love of science starts well before they enter the high school science lab and light up the Bunsen burner. It starts with the first fallen Autumn leaf scrunched in a tiny hand or putting together their first Lego house.
Gungahlin College student Isaac Martin is one of 25 students across Australia to receive a Tuckwell Scholarship.
Ainslie School students took part in a unique and experimental arts experience last week, exploring their artistic self through music and visual arts.
More than 120 students gathered for the Minister’s Student Congress, held at the Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning on 5 July.
Preschool students at Hughes Primary School were excited to officially open their upgraded learning area earlier this week. The new play space, which includes new equipment and a protective shade sail, will allow the students to play and learn safely while also being protected from the elements.
Families 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.
Upcoming EventsView our Calendar
This online eSafety webinar facilitated by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner is accessible via the web. Please click here to register.
Date: Tuesday 3 September
Time: 7.00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Online. After registration you will be provided with a link to access on your chosen device on the evening of the presentation.
The ThinkUKnow presentation, by Australian Federal Police, is a face-to-face opportunity for parents, carers, teachers to learn more about the tools available to create a safer online environment for children. The presentation covers a range of topics including sexting, cyber bullying, online child exploitation, online privacy, and importantly what to do when something goes wrong. Please click here to register for the event.
Date: Wednesday 4 September 2019
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Location: Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning, 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling, ACT