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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

On Thursday 28 March at 12:00pm AEDT, upper primary and secondary students from around Australia are invited to participate in our live Q&A session with First Day writer and director Julie Kalceff, and Evie MacDonald, who plays the lead role of Hannah. 

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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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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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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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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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Commemorating the Black Saturday Bushfires

Commemorating the Black Saturday Bushfires

30 January 2019

In the factual entertainment series, MY:24, young people share diverse and aspirational stories about the day that changed their lives forever. In this MY:24 episode, Romy reflects on losing her home and possessions to the Black Saturday bushfires, and how this impacted her life.

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with Hoopla Doopla!

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Hoopla Doopla!

30 January 2019

With Chinese language versions of all Hoopla Doopla! episodes available on ABC iView, it will be a Happy New Year for primary teachers of Mandarin!

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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

The ACTF’s 2019 slate includes two new fantastic new series. 

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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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