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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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What’s On TV? Monday 13 February – Sunday 19 February

What’s On TV? Monday 13 February – Sunday 19 February

7 February 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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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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Great Start To A New Year

Great Start To A New Year

27 January 2017

2017 is off to a great start with the ACTF International Sales team securing a number of sales with broadcasters around the world. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 30 January – Sunday 5 February

What’s On TV? Monday 30 January – Sunday 5 February

27 January 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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 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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What’s On TV? Monday 19 December – Sunday 25 December

What’s On TV? Monday 19 December – Sunday 25 December

13 December 2016

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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Three series nominated for Kidscreen 2017!

Three series nominated for Kidscreen 2017!

7 December 2016

Three ACTF-supported programs have received nominations for the 2017 Kidscreen Awards.

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Balloon Barnyard Bursts Into Action!

Balloon Barnyard Bursts Into Action!

2 December 2016

The upcoming Disney pre-school series kicked off their official launch party with a few special guests. 

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Helen Coonan Joins The Board Of The ACTF.

Helen Coonan Joins The Board Of The ACTF.

30 November 2016

The Hon Helen Coonan, former Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, has joined the Board of the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF).

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What’s On TV? Monday 5 December – Friday 9 December

What’s On TV? Monday 5 December – Friday 9 December

29 November 2016

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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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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Little Lunch Receives CICFF Award

Little Lunch Receives CICFF Award

17 November 2016

Mockumentary series Little Lunch has taken out an award at the 33rd Annual Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (CICFF).

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What’s On TV? Monday 21 November – Sunday 27 November

What’s On TV? Monday 21 November – Sunday 27 November

16 November 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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Little Lunch Parliamentary Screening Sheds Light On Big Issues in Australian Kids TV

Little Lunch Parliamentary Screening Sheds Light On Big Issues in Australian Kids TV

4 November 2016

The ACTF is in Canberra on Tuesday this week hosting a special screening of the Little Lunch Halloween and Christmas specials. 

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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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What’s On TV? Monday 7 November – Sunday 13 November

What’s On TV? Monday 7 November – Sunday 13 November

2 November 2016

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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