We believe that Australian stories have educational, social and cultural value for children. ACTF Learning develops educational resources and events that support learners in viewing, analysing and creating screen stories in the classroom and beyond.
Meet the team (from left to right)
April Phillips, First Nations Learning Designer
April is Wiradjuri-Scottish educator, researcher, digital artist and audience specialist with ancestry to the Galari people of regional NSW. She is passionate about fun and innovative approaches to learning such as multi-modal resources, and live virtual delivery. April has worked for peak arts and cultural institutions, and organisations with a focus on engagement and fun in the classroom.
Bridget Hanna, Creative Learning Manager
Bridget is an enthusiastic creative arts producer, artist, author and educator who is passionate about creating inspiring digital learning experiences for all learners. She has extensive experience working in the museum and creative arts sector where she champions audience-driven experience design. Bridget believes collaboration is at the centre of all creative screen processes and strives to create meaningful multi-platform engagement opportunities that encourage learners to open the connection between their hands, head and heart.
Janine Kelly, National Curriculum Manager
Janine advocates for inclusive and representative screen stories that engage children, affirm their identities and build empathy in the classroom and beyond. This focus is emphasised in the learning content, programs and experiences she produces and in her outreach to teachers and schools. Before joining the ACTF, Janine taught in a range of educational settings locally and abroad.