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What’s On TV? Monday 25 March – Sunday 31 March

What’s On TV? Monday 25 March – Sunday 31 March

20 March 2019

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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Digital Workshops for Pre-Service Teachers

Digital Workshops for Pre-Service Teachers

18 March 2019

As part of our ongoing outreach to schools, teachers and pre-service teachers, ACTF Education recently presented a virtual workshop for pre-service secondary Arts Education teachers at the University of South Australia. 

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World Storytelling Day: 20 March 2019

World Storytelling Day: 20 March 2019

15 March 2019

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. Our recently updated MY:24 App is an ideal digital storytelling tool for students to explore on this day.  

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Register Now for our First Day Webinar

Register Now for our First Day Webinar

15 March 2019

Teachers, there’s still time to register for our next free virtual learning event – the live Q&A First Day webinar. This video conference gives your students the opportunity to meet First Day writer and director Julie Kalceff, and lead actress Evie MacDonald.

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MY:24 App Update – Now Available to Download

MY:24 App Update – Now Available to Download

13 March 2019

Inspired by the documentary series MY:24 – in which young Australians share the events which changed their lives forever – our recently updated MY:24 App scaffolds students in making their own mini documentaries. 

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ACTF Sleeping Rough for Youth Homelessness

ACTF Sleeping Rough for Youth Homelessness

8 March 2019

The ACTF will participate in the Melbourne City Mission’s Sleep at the ‘G event this May to support the 6,000 young Victorians experiencing homelessness each night. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 11 March – Sunday 17 March

What’s On TV? Monday 11 March – Sunday 17 March

6 March 2019

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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Resources for National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

Resources for National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

4 March 2019

On Friday 15 March 2019, schools across Australia will take part in the ninth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. The ACTF has a range of engaging content that is perfect for starting classroom conversations about the impact of bullying.

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Creating Picture Story Books with My Place

Creating Picture Story Books with My Place

4 March 2019

The Education Team recently visited the school that won the Year 5/6 Category of the 2018 My Place Story Writing Competition and learnt how they integrated the competition into their Year 6 Picture Story Book Unit. 

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First Day Webinar: Meet Director Julie Kalceff and Actress Evie Macdonald

First Day Webinar: Meet Director Julie Kalceff and Actress Evie Macdonald

4 March 2019

Our free upcoming webinar gives students the opportunity to meet Julie Kalceff, writer and director of the award-winning short film First Day (2017), and actress Evie Macdonald, who plays the lead role of Hannah. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 25 February – Sunday 3 March

What’s On TV? Monday 25 February – Sunday 3 March

22 February 2019

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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Woven Threads Wins Impact DOCS Award

Woven Threads Wins Impact DOCS Award

22 February 2019

Animated series, Woven Threads has won an Award of Excellence at the 2019 Impact DOCS Awards.

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ACTF Virtual Learning Event: First Day Webinar

ACTF Virtual Learning Event: First Day Webinar

13 February 2019

Registrations are now open for the First Day Q&A Webinar On Thursday 28 March. Places are limited for this event – get in touch to learn more. 

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Rose Park PS – Using Mustangs FC in the Classroom

Rose Park PS – Using Mustangs FC in the Classroom

13 February 2019

The ACTF Education Team recently spent a day with Year 6 teacher Karsan Hutchinson and his students at Rose Park Primary School in Adelaide seeing how they integrated Mustangs FC into a 7-week inquiry unit exploring persuasion in the media.

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9 Kidscreen Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

9 Kidscreen Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

11 February 2019

The 2019 Kidscreen Summit launches in Miami this week. With an abundance of thought-provoking sessions to choose from, here are our top picks.

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‘Space Nova’ Blasts Off

‘Space Nova’ Blasts Off

8 February 2019

Sydney’s SLR Productions has commenced production on a new animated action-comedy series for six to ten-year-olds. Its space and technology themes tap into the idea of establishing Australia’s first space agency.

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What’s On TV? Monday 11 February – Sunday 17 February

What’s On TV? Monday 11 February – Sunday 17 February

7 February 2019

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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Creating an Inclusive Classroom for 2019

Creating an Inclusive Classroom for 2019

30 January 2019

Teachers, if you are looking for engaging short-form content to explore behaviours and values with students, look no further than the ACTF Education shop

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Dates for Your 2019 Planners

Dates for Your 2019 Planners

30 January 2019

Teachers, we have locked in this year’s dates for some of your favourite ACTF Education offerings. Pop these dates in your calendar, and stay tuned to the Education eNews for further details! 

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Where to Find ACTF Content in 2019

Where to Find ACTF Content in 2019

30 January 2019

Our locally produced children’s series and curriculum-mapped support materials are available to Australian educators on a range of platforms this year. 

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