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School arrangements for Term 3

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.

13 Jul 2020
News

Young artists celebrated in Step into the Limelight art collection

The annual Step into the Limelight showcase has wrapped up for another year, featuring a stunning collection of student artwork from across ACT public schools.

10 Jul 2020
News

The world during COVID-19: as told by our students

For the past ten weeks, ACT public school students and community members have been recording their thoughts, feelings and experiences through the Moments in Time initiative.

07 Jul 2020
News

Australian made furniture supporting students at Malkara School

The ACT Government has provided new Australian made and designed, sustainable furniture to a number of public schools to support student needs.

03 Jul 2020
News

Government Investment provides STEM Skills to Girls and Young Women

The ACT Government recently awarded seventeen grants designed to build Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) capability and make STEM more accessible to 15 ACT public schools and two individual students.

02 Jul 2020
Advice

Travel advice on Victoria

School holidays is a time when families often travel together to get a well-earned break. However, travel in 2020 is a little bit different and everyone needs to be aware of the most recent COVID-19 advice.

29 Jun 2020
News

Rewarding experience

Enrolling at the University of Canberra, Rae embarked on her teaching degree and through the University of Canberra Affiliated Schools Program, is now doing a pre-service teacher professional experience placement at Mount Stromlo High School.

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 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.

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20 Jul 2020

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25 Sep 2020

Labour Day

05 Oct 2020

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.

Staff Spotlight: Rich Minards

Rich Minards - Facilities Manager Canberra College

I started working in a public school for a bit of a ‘fill in’ job while I ran my own construction business.

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If the latest news on COVID-19 has brought on feelings of stress or anxiety, you are not alone. These feelings are normal and understandable. While it’s important to stay informed and follow ACT Health guidelines, it is also important to look after your own mental health and those around you. ❤️ Stay connected with friends and family. 📺 Limit how much time you spend watching distressing news. 👩‍⚕️ Remain informed and follow the health guidelines. 🥑 Eat well. 🚶‍♀️ Stay active (at least 30 minutes per day). 😴 Try to get a good night’s sleep. 👋 Reach out for support. Remember, if you need support or someone to speak to, help is available. Find out more www.health.act.gov.au/mentalhealth

Construction of the new public school in Molonglo Valley is well underway. Take a look at our latest video to see the administration, preschool and primary school buildings taking shape. The first stage of the new school will open in 2021, delivering the preschool to year 6 spaces. The second stage of the school, comprising the years 7 to 10 facilities, will be ready for the 2023 school year.