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Australian Dance Week Resource: Dance Academy Movie Webinar

Australian Dance Week Resource: Dance Academy Movie Webinar

30 April 2017

Running from May 1 – 7, Australian Dance Week aims to raise awareness of professional dance and dance in the community, and to celebrate its diversity. Our Dance Academy movie webinar is the perfect resource to prompt engaging conversations about dance in your classroom. 

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Registrations Open for Scriptwriting Workshops at ACMI

Registrations Open for Scriptwriting Workshops at ACMI

30 April 2017

Delivered in partnership with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and generously supported by the Victorian Department of Education and Training, our popular virtual scriptwriting workshops are aimed at Year 5 and 6 students. 

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New Series Little J and Big Cuz on NITV

New Series Little J and Big Cuz on NITV

21 April 2017

Premiering on NITV from Friday 28 April, this new animated series follows five-year old Little J and his nine-year old cousin Big Cuz as they explore the world around them. The series aims to support the transition to school for Indigenous children and their families.

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Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

7 April 2017

On the 8th June, the ACTF will be hosting a webinar event for Australian upper primary students with Dance Academy Film Director, Jeffrey Walker. 

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Professional Learning Webinar – Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

Professional Learning Webinar – Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

7 April 2017

In our most recent webinar, Peter Maggs (Head of Education) and Janine Kelly (Curriculum Officer) walked teachers through the structure and new features of our updated ACTF website. 

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Now on YouTube: ACTF’s Dance Academy Movie Webinar

Now on YouTube: ACTF’s Dance Academy Movie Webinar

31 March 2017

The first of our two Dance Academy movie webinars with producer Joanna Werner and actress Alicia Banit is now available on the ACTF YouTube channel!  

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Browse ACTF Education For Your Chance To Win!

Browse ACTF Education For Your Chance To Win!

30 March 2017

We're very excited about our new ACTF Education website, and we'd love to hear your thoughts, too! We have some fantastic prizes to give away to teachers who provide us feedback on our new website.

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ACTF Website Feedback in Professional Learning Webinar

ACTF Website Feedback in Professional Learning Webinar

29 March 2017

The ACTF is increasingly connecting with both teachers and students through online events. We were thrilled with the positive feedback we received for our new website in a recent professional learning webinar. 

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New Educational Program: Little J and Big Cuz

New Educational Program: Little J and Big Cuz

16 March 2017

Premiering on NITV in late April, this new animated series follows five-year old Little J and his nine-year old cousin Big Cuz as they explore the world around them. The series aims to support the transition to school for Indigenous children and their families. 

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Teaching Resources for ANZAC Day

Teaching Resources for ANZAC Day

16 March 2017

The ACTF has a range of engaging educational content and support materials related to ANZAC Day. 

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Professional Learning Webinar – Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

Professional Learning Webinar – Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

16 March 2017

On Thursday 23rd March at 4:00pm, the ACTF Education team will walk primary and secondary teachers through the key new features of our updated ACTF website.  Join us if you’re free! 

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 Little Lunch Scripts Available on iTunes

Little Lunch Scripts Available on iTunes

3 March 2017

In a development that will excite students and teachers alike, Little Lunch scripts are now available to download!

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ACTF Education has a New Look

ACTF Education has a New Look

3 March 2017

Students and teachers visiting the ACTF online this week will have noticed some big changes: Our website has a great new look. 

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World Storytelling Day – 20 March 2017

World Storytelling Day – 20 March 2017

3 March 2017

A global celebration of the art of oral storytelling, World Storytelling Day encourages people to share stories and inspiration, and to learn from each other. With this year’s theme of ‘Transformation’, our MY:24 App is an ideal digital tool for students to share their own stories with. 

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ACTF Books in Premiers’ Reading Challenges

ACTF Books in Premiers’ Reading Challenges

3 March 2017

The ACTF has a number of books listed for the 2017 Premier’s Reading Challenges in New South Wales and Victoria. These annual reading challenges aim to encourage a love of reading in students, enable them to experience quality literature, and to improve literacy levels.  

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Little Lunch Books: Q&A Webinar with Danny Katz and Mitch Vane

Little Lunch Books: Q&A Webinar with Danny Katz and Mitch Vane

16 February 2017

Fans of the Little Lunch books and TV series will love the Q&A Webinar with author Danny Katz and illustrator Mitch Vane on our YouTube channel. 

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Are you using ACTF content in your classroom or school? We would love to hear from you!

Are you using ACTF content in your classroom or school? We would love to hear from you!

16 February 2017

Hi Education eNews subscribers. We would love to know how you’re using our content in teaching and learning, and how we can best support you in the classroom.

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SA Premier’s Reading Challenge Update

SA Premier’s Reading Challenge Update

10 February 2017

We are happy to announce that Little Lunch: Triple Snack Pack by Danny Katz and Mitch Vane has recently been added to the Year 3-5 booklist for the South Australian Premier’s Reading Challenge. 

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ACTF Books in Premiers’ Reading Challenges

ACTF Books in Premiers’ Reading Challenges

31 January 2017

The ACTF has a number of books listed for 2017 Premiers’ Reading Challenges around the country.

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 Chinese Language Hoopla Doopla! Episodes on ABC ME

Chinese Language Hoopla Doopla! Episodes on ABC ME

25 January 2017

With Chinese language versions of Hoopla Doopla! episodes screening on ABC ME (formerly ABC3) in February, it will be a Happy New Year for primary teachers of Chinese! 

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