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Noah & Saskia Resources

Noah & Saskia Resources

18 August 2017

Queensland secondary teachers, check out our website for the Noah & Saskia series and related teaching resources.  

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Teaching Ideas for the MY:24 App

Teaching Ideas for the MY:24 App

18 August 2017

At ACTF Education, we love hearing feedback about our content and resources from practicing teachers. Secondary teachers from Western Australia shared their teaching ideas for the MY:24 App in a professional learning session earlier this year. 

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Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

18 August 2017

In the final session of our virtual comedy scriptwriting workshops this week, teachers and students demonstrated how much they have learnt about comedy in such a short time. 

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Little Lunch App Competition: Tips & Tricks Webinar

Little Lunch App Competition: Tips & Tricks Webinar

18 August 2017

Our Little Lunch App competition is running again this year. Teachers looking for technical tips and curriculum links are invited to attend our upcoming online professional learning session on Thursday 24th August. 

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Aussie Kids and TV: Tuning in Across Multiple Platforms

Aussie Kids and TV: Tuning in Across Multiple Platforms

11 August 2017

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released new research examining the viewing habits of Australian children in a multiplatform environment. 

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Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review: Consultation Paper Released

Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review: Consultation Paper Released

11 August 2017

Responses due by Wednesday 20 September.

The Australian and Children’s Content Review is inviting responses to a discussion paper which was released last week.

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What’s On TV? Monday 14 August – Sunday 20 August

What’s On TV? Monday 14 August – Sunday 20 August

10 August 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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Jeffrey Walker on Ali’s Wedding

Jeffrey Walker on Ali’s Wedding

4 August 2017

Hear Australian director Jeffrey Walker discuss his latest feature film, Ali’s Wedding, in our recent Q&A webinar for students

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Children’s Book Week: August 19 – 26

Children’s Book Week: August 19 – 26

4 August 2017

Schools, libraries and students will soon spend a week celebrating Australian children’s literature. The ACTF has a range of engaging content and resources for Children’s Book Week. 

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Round The Twist's 'Bronsons' Reunite for Cinema Screening

Round The Twist's 'Bronsons' Reunite for Cinema Screening

31 July 2017

Video Junkee Festival 2017 brought together Jeffrey Walker (Bronson #2) and Mathew Waters (Bronson #3) for a one-of screening of Round The Twist episodes from Series 2 and Series 3. 

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Balloon Barnyard Launches With a Bang!

Balloon Barnyard Launches With a Bang!

31 July 2017

New pre-school animation series, Balloon Barnyard premiered on Disney Australia on the 3rd of July to great success. Since the launch, Balloon Barnyard has placed among the top 20 programs on subscription television. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 31 July – Sunday 6 August

What’s On TV? Monday 31 July – Sunday 6 August

25 July 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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Conference Recap: 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference

Conference Recap: 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference

18 July 2017

The ACTF Education team attended this year’s AATE/ALEA National Conference as both presenters and exhibitors. As always, we have come away inspired by the engaging discussions had around literacy learning and teaching. 

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Schools Tree Day – 28 July 2017

Schools Tree Day – 28 July 2017

18 July 2017

Teachers and students all over the country will be participating in nature care activities on 28 July 2017 as part of Schools Tree Day. Beloved children’s program Little Lunch has a perfect episode to stimulate class discussions about sustainability on the day. 

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Little Lunch App Competition

Little Lunch App Competition

18 July 2017

Following the success of last year’s competition, we will be running another Little Lunch App Competition for primary students in Term 3 this year. 

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Jeffrey Walker Has His Say on #OzKidsTV to the Australian and Children's Content Review

Jeffrey Walker Has His Say on #OzKidsTV to the Australian and Children's Content Review

12 July 2017

Jeffrey Walker played Bronson in the second series of Round the Twist, and went on to star in The Wayne Manifesto and Thunderstone.  Now a successful film and television director, Jeffrey credits the Australian children’s television industry for starting and sustaining his career.  

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“First Time” Deals for ACTF Sales

“First Time” Deals for ACTF Sales

12 July 2017

With only half of 2017 behind us, it has already been a year of firsts for the ACTF International Sales team with numerous “first time” deals secured with linear broadcasters, video-on-demand platforms and sub-distributors. 

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Round The Twist’s ‘Bronsons’ to be Reunited for Cinema Screening in Sydney

Round The Twist’s ‘Bronsons’ to be Reunited for Cinema Screening in Sydney

12 July 2017

In a trip down memory lane for nostalgic TV fans, two of the three ‘Bronsons’ from TV series Round The Twist are coming together for a special event in Sydney.

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What’s On TV? Monday 17 June – Sunday 23 June

What’s On TV? Monday 17 June – Sunday 23 June

11 July 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 3 July – Sunday 9 July

What’s On TV? Monday 3 July – Sunday 9 July

27 June 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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