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Prepare for Year 7 Transition with the First Day Teaching Toolkit

Prepare for Year 7 Transition with the First Day Teaching Toolkit

10 December 2018

Our latest resource supports teachers in using the award-winning short film, First Day, in their classrooms. The First Day Teaching Toolkit is mapped to the Australian Curriculum. It explores themes relevant to the Year 6/7 transition, including values, identity, resilience, friendships, and inclusivity. 

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Student Voice: 2018 Work Experience Reflections

Student Voice: 2018 Work Experience Reflections

10 December 2018

As an organisation that is passionate about children’s cultural and educational experiences, the ACTF greatly values student work experience programs. Introducing teens to the world of work – often for the first time – is a privilege, and we always aim to make this experience meaningful and inspiring. 

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Coming in 2019: The InBESTigators and Hardball

Coming in 2019: The InBESTigators and Hardball

7 December 2018

Teachers and students can look forward to plenty of exciting new #OzKidsTV content next year!

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New Release: Woven Threads Teaching Toolkit

New Release: Woven Threads Teaching Toolkit

29 November 2018

The Woven Threads: Stories from Afar Teaching Toolkit aims to support teachers in exploring key themes from the Woven Threads series. The resources also aims to build students’ understanding of, and empathy with, refugees and asylum seekers.

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Behind the Scenes with the Mustangs FC Cast

Behind the Scenes with the Mustangs FC Cast

20 November 2018

In our live virtual learning event earlier this year, Mustangs FC cast members answered primary and secondary students’ questions about working in the media industry, their Mustangs characters, sport, and their studies.

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2018 Little Lunch App Competition – Winners Announced!

2018 Little Lunch App Competition – Winners Announced!

20 November 2018

After a record breaking number of Little Lunch App entries from talented primary students around the country, we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Little Lunch App Competition.

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Supporting Students through School Transitions

Supporting Students through School Transitions

16 November 2018

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. Programs including Little J and Big Cuz, Little Lunch, First Day and Mortified will help students to learn about the new environments, relationships, routines and expectations of their next step in schooling.

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Upcoming Event: Victorian ALEA / ACMI State Conference

Upcoming Event: Victorian ALEA / ACMI State Conference

16 November 2018

Linking to the Victorian Curriculum and drawing on the ACTF content and resources available in FUSE, participants will be introduced to the Little Lunch books, television series and free filmmaking app.

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Resources for Remembrance Day

Resources for Remembrance Day

1 November 2018

Every year on 11 November, Australians remember those who died or suffered in wars and armed conflicts. Teachers who are exploring the meaning of Remembrance Day with students might like to draw on My Place this year.

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Little Lunch App Competition: Final Call for Entries

Little Lunch App Competition: Final Call for Entries

1 November 2018

Entries close this Friday 09 November for the 2018 Little Lunch App Competition.

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ACTF Virtual Learning: Music for Everyone Webinar

ACTF Virtual Learning: Music for Everyone Webinar

1 November 2018

In our recent live webinar for F-2 students, Tina and Mark Harris (A.K.A. Lah-Lah and Buzz) had students singing, dancing, and learning just how much fun music education can be!

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Teaching History with ACTF Resources

Teaching History with ACTF Resources

19 October 2018

ACTF Education recently presented at the 2018 History Teachers’ Association of Victoria (HTAV) Primary and Middle Years History Conference. Curriculum Officer Janine Kelly reviews the range of relevant content and resources that we highlighted for participants.

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ACTF’s 5 Most Popular Education Support Materials

ACTF’s 5 Most Popular Education Support Materials

19 October 2018

Our latest numbers are in, showing the five most viewed ACTF support materials over the past month. Could these popular teaching resources be used in your classroom? 

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ACTF Education Outreach: Supporting Pre-service Teachers

ACTF Education Outreach: Supporting Pre-service Teachers

18 October 2018

Which television shows and films do you remember watching when you were at school? And how have you used screen content in your teaching rounds so far? These are some of the questions we asked ACU pre-service teachers when they visited the ACTF. 

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Deadline Extended for 2018 Little Lunch App Competition

Deadline Extended for 2018 Little Lunch App Competition

8 October 2018

Primary teachers, are your students working on digital text comprehension and creation in English? Why not plan an engaging unit around our 2018 Little Lunch App Competition? Due to popular demand, entries will remain open until Friday 09 November. 

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ACTF Professional Learning: Supporting WA Teachers

ACTF Professional Learning: Supporting WA Teachers

5 October 2018

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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New Release: International Day of the Girl Collection

New Release: International Day of the Girl Collection

5 October 2018

To mark this year’s International Day of the Girl on 11 October 2018, the ACTF is releasing a collection of four short films that explore the lives of Australian girls.

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Now Available: Lockie Leonard Digital Download

Now Available: Lockie Leonard Digital Download

10 September 2018

With teachers and schools increasingly keen to access digital content for their classrooms, the ACTF is making more of your favourite series available as digital downloads. 

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Laughing and Learning in Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

Laughing and Learning in Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

10 September 2018

Our August series of virtual comedy scriptwriting workshops for Year 5 and 6 students, presented in partnership with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), wrapped up last week with students presenting their own original sketches. 

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2018 My Place Competition – Winners Announced

2018 My Place Competition – Winners Announced

10 September 2018

The ACTF Education team have been overwhelmed by the response to the 2018 My Place Competition from Years 3-6 primary students around Australia.

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