News and Events

Catch up on the latest Education News, and read about upcoming professional learning opportunities for teachers and eLearning events for students.

Latest Education News

Supporting Students through School Transitions

With the end of the school year fast approaching, many teachers are seeking resources that help students process the transition to a different year level or school. ACTF content will help students to learn about the new environments, relationships, routines and expectations of their next step in schooling.

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Little Lunch App Competition: Judging Commenced

Entries to the 2019 Little Lunch App Competition closed last week. We have received entries from schools all over the country – thank you to everyone who participated!

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Education Outreach: ATOM Queensland State Conference

As part of our ongoing outreach to schools and teachers, ACTF Education recently presented a series of professional learning workshops at ATOM Queensland’s 2019 State Conference, In Focus.

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Meet The Inbestigators in Our Free Q&A Webinar

Primary teachers, are your students enjoying the newly released episodes of The Inbestigators on ABC Me? Joining our Q&A webinar on Friday 22 November will give them the chance to interview the cast.

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Prepare for The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar with Free Support Materials

Primary teachers, would you like to give your students valuable experience in a moderated online learning environment? Our upcoming Q&A webinar with cast members from The Inbestigators enables students to interview young actors directly while also learning about video conference etiquette.

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Education Outreach: Supporting WA Teachers

As part of our ongoing outreach to schools and teachers, ACTF Education recently presented a series of professional learning workshops in partnership with the Western Australian Department of Education.

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Our Top 5 Education Resources

Our latest numbers are in, showing the five most viewed ACTF support materials during Term Three. Could these popular teaching resources be used in your classroom this term?

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My Place Uncovers a New History Lesson about the Holden

My Place continues to teach the young and not so young viewers of the series about the history of Australia in a way that engages, entertains and informs.

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Menstrual Management in Schools: Explore the Issue with ACTF Resources

The Summer’s Day Teaching Toolkit explores the content and themes in the film, including menstruation, puberty and body image.

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The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar Announced for Term 4

This November 22, Australian primary students can take part in a live Q&A webinar with The Inbestigators cast: Anna Cooke (Maudie); Aston Droomer (Ezra); Abby Bergman (Ava); and Jamil Smyth-Secka (Kyle).

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Winners Announced for the 2019 My Place Competition

As short stories about 2019 My Place characters flooded in from schools all over the country this term, the ACTF was given a unique window into the creativity, passions, concerns and diversity of Australia’s young people.

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Little Lunch App Competition: An Exciting Avenue to Extend English Skills

Primary teachers, are your students working on digital text comprehension and creation in English? Why not plan an engaging Term 4 English unit around our 2019 Little Lunch App Competition?

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Upcoming Education Events

The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar

The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar

Fri 22 Nov 2019, 12:15pm - 1:00pm

This November 22, Australian primary students can take part in a live Q&A webinar with The Inbestigators cast: Anna Cooke (Maudie); Aston Droomer (Ezra); Abby Bergman (Ava); and Jamil Smyth-Secka (Kyle).