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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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Coming Soon: Little Lunch Graduation Special

Coming Soon: Little Lunch Graduation Special

15 December 2016

Little Lunch: The Nightmare Before Graduation premieres December 23 at 6PM on ABCME. The Graduation episode is the last of two specials screened this year. 

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Little Lunch App: A Teacher's Guide Wins ATOM Award

Little Lunch App: A Teacher's Guide Wins ATOM Award

28 November 2016

The Little Lunch App Teacher’s Guide was announced the winner of the Best Educational eBook Award at the 2016 ATOM Awards. 

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Little Lunch App Wins SPA Award

Little Lunch App Wins SPA Award

18 November 2016

The Little Lunch App has won the Screen Producers Australia (SPA) Award for “Best Interactive or Game Production of the Year”.

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Screen Content in Australian Education: Research Report Released

Screen Content in Australian Education: Research Report Released

3 November 2016

The ACTF has partnered with the ABC, SBS, Screen Australia and the Queensland University of Technology to help produce one of the most in‑depth studies into the distribution and use of screen media in education ever conducted in Australia. 

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Danny Katz and Mitch Vane on Little Lunch

Danny Katz and Mitch Vane on Little Lunch

24 October 2016

On Thursday October 20, author Danny Katz and illustrator Mitch Vane shared their experiences in creating the Little Lunch book series, and how they turned their books into the popular TV series that followed. 

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Coming Soon: Little Lunch Halloween Special!

Coming Soon: Little Lunch Halloween Special!

13 October 2016

The much-loved class of Little Lunch is back for a spook-tacular special this Halloween on ABCME. 

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Little Lunch Author & Illustrator Webinar - Fully Subscribed

Little Lunch Author & Illustrator Webinar - Fully Subscribed

13 October 2016

School registrations for our Oct 20 webinar with Danny Katz and Mitch Vane were exhausted in record time. Did you miss out and still want to watch the webinar?

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Ready For This Cast & Head Scriptwriter Webinar – Resource for Secondary Teachers and Students

Ready For This Cast & Head Scriptwriter Webinar – Resource for Secondary Teachers and Students

28 September 2016

Ready For This cast members Madeleine Madden (Zoe) and Aaron McGrath (Levi), along with Head Script-writer Liz Doran, provided a behind the scenes insight into the award-winning TV series, acting in general and the script-writing process behind the series.

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