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What We Do


We deliver quality public school and early childhood education to shape every child’s future and lay the foundation for lifelong development and learning.

Our Vision

We will be a leading learning organisation where people know they matter.

Our Mission

We develop and deliver educational services to empower each child and young person in the ACT to learn for life.

Our Values

We share the ACT Public Service values of respect, integrity, collaboration and innovation. We use these to shape our behaviours and actions when supporting children and young people in our schools. These values also apply across all areas of the Directorate to shape the work that our people do to support each other.

Our Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan 2018-21: Leading Learning Organisation explains what we do, and what we want our organisation to achieve and become.

The Future of Education

The Future of Education Strategy is an ACT education strategy for the next 10 years. Launched in August 2018, the strategy sets the ACT Government’s long-term vision through a roadmap that outlines how all students in all schools will benefit from an improved education delivery over the next decade. It focuses on: