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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.

09 Dec 2021

ACT Principal Recognised with National Excellence in Teaching Award

On Tuesday Principal at Birrigai Outdoor School Peter Kent, was recognised with the National Excellence in Teaching Award for Leadership (NEiTA), which recognises outstanding stewardship of student education and welfare, and exemplary teacher and school community leadership.

06 Dec 2021

Pandemic fundraising – the silver lining

When a pandemic hits, and you’re told you can no longer run your annual tomato sale, what do you do?

29 Nov 2021

2021 Public Education Awards

The 2021 ACT Public Education Awards recognise the exceptional people in our public-school communities, who have gone above and beyond the normal expectations for their role to ensure all children receive high quality public education.

25 Nov 2021

The perfect pathway to the public service

Meet Cyrus – he’s a Year 12 student at Dickson College who’s working towards his Certificate III in Business and through an Australian School-based Apprenticeship, is already working in an office environment for the ACT Education Directorate’s Careers and Vocational Pathways team - an opportunity he says, has changed his life.

23 Nov 2021

Survey - help shape the future of inclusive education in ACT Public Schools

We are seeking views from students with disability (both current and former), carers, families, advocates, school staff and the broader community.

23 Nov 2021

Respectful Relationships, Sexuality and Consent Education Roundtable

The Respectful Relationships, Sexuality and Consent Education Roundtable event held in July 2021, drew together a wide range of interested stakeholders across school sectors, universities and the community.

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.

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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