Children start life in vastly different places, with different abilities, backgrounds and personal circumstances. A strong education system provides not only teaching and learning, but diverse, tailored support for students who need extra assistance to ensure they can learn.
14 October 2020

Meet Education’s Allied Health Professionals

Children start life in vastly different places, with different abilities, backgrounds and personal circumstances. A strong education system provides not only teaching and learning, but diverse, tailored support for students who need extra assistance to ensure they can learn.

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Olympics Unleashed, presented by Optus, sees Olympic athletes visit schools to inspire and motivate students, with the goal of helping them achieve their personal best - whether that’s in the classroom, the playground, the sporting field or at home.
13 October 2020

Unleashed online

Olympics Unleashed, presented by Optus, sees Olympic athletes visit schools to inspire and motivate students, with the goal of helping them achieve their personal best - whether that’s in the classroom, the playground, the sporting field or at home.

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Social events like formals and graduation ceremonies are part of a rite of passage for students and families – and following guidance from the Chief Health Officer, COVID-related restrictions have been changed across ACT schools for these important end of year events.
12 October 2020

Changes to COVID restrictions

Social events like formals and graduation ceremonies are part of a rite of passage for students and families – and following guidance from the Chief Health Officer, COVID-related restrictions have been changed across ACT schools for these important end of year events.

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Director General Katy Haire said there are so many exceptional people within our public schools and the education support office who go above and beyond to make a difference to the lives of our students and school communities.

Health and Physical Education (HPE) Day is taking place on the 2nd of September this year and is a day to recognise the importance and benefits of physical education in our schools. The Primary HPE network was created to provide teachers from across the Education Directorate, with a forum to discuss learning, teaching, assessing and reporting in the Health and Physical Education learning area.
2 September 2020

Primary school teachers team up to bring virtual PE to students for HPE Day

Health and Physical Education (HPE) Day is taking place on the 2nd of September this year and is a day to recognise the importance and benefits of physical education in our schools. The Primary HPE network was created to provide teachers from across the Education Directorate, with a forum to discuss learning, teaching, assessing and reporting in the Health and Physical Education learning area.

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Parents and carers understand how fast children and young people absorb information and how important those first years are in their development, even without having read all the ample research that backs it up.
31 August 2020

Setting up young Canberrans for success

Parents and carers understand how fast children and young people absorb information and how important those first years are in their development, even without having read all the ample research that backs it up.

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Wear it Purple Day is an opportunity to connect as a community and support each other and a celebration of the spirit of LGBTIQ+ youth. It is a day of acceptance and a day to raise awareness that, while we have made progress, young LGBTIQ+ people still experience discrimination, prejudice and harassment in our community.
28 August 2020

Wear it Purple Day – We are the Change

Wear it Purple Day is an opportunity to connect as a community and support each other and a celebration of the spirit of LGBTIQ+ youth. It is a day of acceptance and a day to raise awareness that, while we have made progress, young LGBTIQ+ people still experience discrimination, prejudice and harassment in our community.

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14 August 2020

ACT public Schools email incident

ACT public schools experienced an e-mail incident on Friday 14 August 2020 which involved spam emails containing inappropriate material being circulated to students. The Education Directorate has responded by temporarily blocking access to the Google platform which includes Gmail, Google drive and Google classroom.

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The School Satisfaction and Climate survey has opened for 2020, giving students, school staff, parents and carers the opportunity to have a say in shaping their school.

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