ACTF Learning News

New to the shop: Mandarin language content for F-2 audiences

Children identify with the characters, settings and events in locally produced content partly because these are known and familiar. Mandarin language teachers, why not leverage this prior knowledge and introduce these Mandarin versions of Australian series to your junior classes?

NITV kids’ content for primary classrooms

Teachers looking to explore and celebrate First Nations history, cultures and perspectives during Reconciliation Week will find quality children’s programming on our national Indigenous channel, NITV. 

ACTF at the Empowered Students Leaders Conference

Senior students at Bonython Public School (ACT) recently participated in a program to develop their leadership potential. As part of the program, the ACTF presented a keynote address highlighting moments of leadership in our 40 years of content.

View and respond to election campaigns with Little Lunch

When Rory announces that he wants to be the prime minister, Mrs. Gonsha suggests that students run their own election campaigns. Respond to this timely Little Lunch episode with the following Year 3-6 English tasks.

New educational resources for The PM’s Daughter provide a youth lens on politics

As Australians prepare to go to the polls, educators can teach their students about politics and democracy with two brand-new educational resources for political comedy-drama series The PM’s Daughter.

New Hardball Sound Design Learning Resource

Go behind-the-scenes of Hardball and explore sound design with our new learning resource and virtual workshop recording. 

Thalu featured at National Visual Art Education Conference

Teachers and education professionals from across the country gathered to celebrate First Nations education at the National Gallery of Australia from 21 – 23 April.

Exciting opportunity to co-host ACTF teen podcast

Are you (or do you know) an engaging young person aged 18-19 who is a charismatic storyteller with exceptional speaking skills and a commanding presence? The ACTF is searching for two or three young adults to co-host an exciting new podcast!

Promote water safe behaviours with Kangaroo Beach

In Kangaroo Beach, four young animal friends, Pounce, Gemma, Neville and Frizzy, spend an action-packed summer training as junior cadets with their lifeguard heroes. Our new F-2 teaching resource forefronts the water safety messages in the series.

Thrilling new series MaveriX forefronts teen grit, courage, and teamwork

Students aged 10 to 14 will love this high adrenaline drama series, in which six young motocross riders come together to form a team and make the national titles – or crash out trying. 

Announcing the 2022 My Place Competition

Pull out your planners: the My Place Competition returns in Term Three. 

Meet our sound designers

We are very pleased to introduce the two sound design creatives who will share their craft in our next virtual workshop, ‘Sound design: The power to simulate world building’.

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