This year more than 120 new educators joined the ACT Education Directorate
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.
Kids from all over Australia, in every territory and state, rang in the New Year with the traditional song Auld Lang Syne.
There were plenty of smiling faces as the new year 7 cohort at Mount Stromlo High School received their Chromebook devices today.
Margaret Hendry School, located in the new suburb of Taylor in Gungahlin’s north, officially opened its doors for the first time on Monday.
School is back at Gold Creek – and as the students return, they are also discovering the newest addition to the Junior Campus
Thousands of ACT children and young people will start their educational journey at Canberra public schools this year while many will transition to high school and college.
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 directly with the ACT Education Directorate through the ACT Public Schools Liaison Unit on (02) 6205 5429 between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday. Or online via Access Canberra.
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A Canberra teacher was awarded a scholarship last year. Perhaps another teacher could be successful this year.For primary school teachers, starting a new school year is a great time to set goals and through the First State Super Teachers Scholarship we'd like to help you achieve them. The $10,000 scholarship we're offering through the Public Education Foundation Ltd provides early educators with the chance to invest in their own professional development. To apply, access the link to the online portal via the Foundation’s website – https://publiceducationfoundation.org.au/scholarships/teachers-scholarship/ - but hurry, applications close on Feb 26.