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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.

12 Jul 2024

Understanding Building and Construction Program (UBCP) Graduation

The 2024 Understanding Building and Construction Program (UBCP) hosted its 2024 graduation ceremony on 3 July! An event which commemorated the achievements of girls across the ACT who participated in the program.

21 Jun 2024

Introducing Strong Foundations

The Minister for Education and Youth Affairs Yvette Berry has announced a $24.9 million investment over the next four years to improve literacy and numeracy outcomes for students in ACT public schools

20 Jun 2024

Three new sites for non-government schools in the ACT

As Canberra continues to grow, The ACT Government will be providing three sites across the Territory for the future construction of new non-government schools.

17 Jun 2024

2024 School Census released

The 2024 school census has been released, showing some growth to the student population in line with changes to population growth patterns across the ACT.

29 May 2024

ASbA brings Aiden full circle

Year 12 Melba Copland Secondary School student Aiden is giving back to his former primary school through his Australian School-Based Apprenticeship.

14 May 2024

Survey tracks pathways after school

A survey of 2023 school leavers is underway to better understand the pathways students take after they leave school.

Staff Spotlight: Liga Ailte

Liga Ailte - Preschool Teacher - Turner School

Meet Liga Ailte, a preschool teacher from Latvia, who has devoted her career to fostering curiosity, creativity, and a love for learning in her students.

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.

Inquiry into literacy and numeracy in ACT public schools

Inquiry into literacy and numeracy in ACT public schools

Enquiries, compliments and complaints

Help us improve our schools and services. We want to hear about your experience with the Education Directorate, and we will work with you to solve any outstanding problems. Click here for enquiries, compliments and complaints