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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.

19 Sep 2023

Meet Mr Ricky: The staff member bringing joy and support to Calwell High School

Calwell High School's beloved therapy dog, Mr Ricky, has quickly become an integral part of the school community, spreading happiness and support and earning the esteemed title of Deputy Principal of Happiness.

12 Sep 2023

Joyeux anniversaire!

Telopea Park School have been celebrating their 100th birthday in style!

01 Sep 2023

Have YourSay: mobile phones in ACT public schools

The Education Directorate is reviewing policies related to the use of mobile phones and other devices by students in ACT public schools.

03 Aug 2023

Margaret Hendry School expansion is now complete

The expansion of Margaret Hendry School is now complete.

31 Jul 2023

Celebrating Telopea Park School 100-Year Anniversary

Telopea Park School turns 100 this year! Read more on how the school is celebrating this auspicious milestone.

13 Jul 2023

Safe at School Taskforce: System-wide safety review

The review shows the ACT public school system has strong foundations in place to ensure the best health and safety practices. We are committed to the implementation of the review recommendations.

Staff Spotlight: Kelzang

Kelzang - Cleaner, Canberra College

To celebrate International Cleaners Day, we'd like you to meet Kelzang, one of our many cleaners who has the important job of cleaning our ACT public schools.

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.

Feedback and Complaints

Complaints, feedback and enquiries 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 problems. Click here for  Complaints, feedback and enquires

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Term 4 Begins

09 Oct 2023 00:01

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15 Dec 2023 00:01

Christmas Day

25 Dec 2023 00:01