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ACT public schools pupil free from 24 March 2020 to school holidays.

Home Learning: Resources for Students and Families

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.

31 Mar 2020

Learning digitally throughout the ACT

With our investment in digital education, ACT public schools are well placed to ensure education can continue as we all work together to slow the spread of COVID-19.

31 Mar 2020

Home Learning: Resources for Students and Families now available

The Home Learning: Resources for Students and Families online portal is now available to support parents and students learning from home. This online learning resource library is user friendly and suitable for students of all ages with a wide variety of engaging lessons, activities, podcasts, video links and family guides.

27 Mar 2020


The ACT Minister for Education announced that from Tuesday 24 March all ACT public schools will go pupil free until the school holidays due to begin on Thursday 9 April, 2020. Your child should still attend school on Monday 23 March.

26 Mar 2020

Lyneham High is Pupil Free from Thursday 26 March

Lyneham High School has re-opened after receiving advice that contact tracing of the positive COID-19 case at Lyneham High School has been completed.

20 Mar 2020

ACT Government audit of potentially combustible cladding

In 2017 the ACT Government commenced an audit of government owned buildings for cladding materials consisting of either Aluminium Composite Panels (ACP) or Expanded Polystyrene (EPS).

17 Mar 2020

Koori Preschool: Emphasising cultural connection and identity, strong transitions, and parent engagement

Aboriginal Artist Kristie Peters is a Wiradjuri woman and founder of Yarrudhamarra Creation visited Narrabundah Early Childhood School’s Koori Preschool group.

Parents 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 with the ACT Education Directorate through the Families and Students, Complaints and Feedback Unit online via the ACT Education Directorate contact form or by phone (02) 6205 5429 between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Term 1 Ends

09 Apr 2020

Good Friday

10 Apr 2020

Easter Saturday

11 Apr 2020

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.

Emily Disalvatore Teacher Torrens Primary School

Teacher Spotlight: Emily Disalvatore

Teacher, Torrens Primary School

When I was younger, I taught dancing, which was my way in to working with children and teaching.

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Our photo of the week is of staff from Kingsford Smith School. Staff have been missing their students and their students missing their teachers, so on Friday at lunchtime they dressed up and spread out across Starke Street to wave and smile at any families who drove by and waved back. Congratulations

The Australian Government has announced an Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package to support early childhood education and care services in response to COVID-19. The package is a payment to support Early Childhood Education and Care services to remain open. For details about the package and how it works for child care providers, please visit the Department of Education, Skills and Employment Stay tuned for more information on our website in coming days.