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2018 My Place Competition: Prizes Announced!

2018 My Place Competition: Prizes Announced!

10 August 2018

With just over two weeks remaining of the 2018 My Place Competition, it’s time to highlight the great competition prizes. 

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Create Digital Texts with the Little Lunch App Competition

Create Digital Texts with the Little Lunch App Competition

10 August 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? 

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Register Now for August's Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

Register Now for August's Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

27 July 2018

Delivered in partnership with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and generously supported by the Victorian Department of Education and Training, our popular virtual scriptwriting workshops are aimed at Year 5 and 6 students.

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Now Available: My Place Digital Downloads

Now Available: My Place Digital Downloads

27 July 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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New Release: Mustangs FC Teaching Toolkit

New Release: Mustangs FC Teaching Toolkit

27 July 2018

Exploring gender, relationships, mental health, leadership or diversity with your students? Our free Mustangs FC Teaching Toolkit will support you in examining these big issues – all key themes in the award-winning series Mustangs FC.

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Entries Open for the 2018 My Place Competition

Entries Open for the 2018 My Place Competition

24 July 2018

Calling all young writers! Entries are now open for the 2018 My Place Competition, a national short story contest for students.

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Conference recap: 2018 AATE / ALEA National Conference

Conference recap: 2018 AATE / ALEA National Conference

17 July 2018

The ACTF Education team attended this year’s AATE/ALEA National Conference as both presenters and exhibitors. As always, we have come away inspired by the engaging discussions had around literacy learning and teaching. 

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New to F-2 Music Education?

New to F-2 Music Education?

17 July 2018

Have you been asked to teach F-2 classroom music in Term Three? Not sure where to start? Check out our latest resource – Lah-Lah’s Adventures: Music for Everyone

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2018 My Place Competition: Entries Open 20 July

2018 My Place Competition: Entries Open 20 July

17 July 2018

Our national short story contest for primary students in Years 3-6 opens this Friday, 20 July. We can’t wait to read students’ imaginative thoughts on what life might be like for a 2018 My Place character. 

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Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops Wrap Up

Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops Wrap Up

18 June 2018

Our June 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. 

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New to the ACTF Shop – Little Lunch: Triple the Games

New to the ACTF Shop – Little Lunch: Triple the Games

13 June 2018

The fifth hilarious book in the series by Danny Katz and Mitch Vane, Little Lunch: Triple the Games is now available in the ACTF Shop

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ACTF Education Outreach: University of Queensland Workshop

ACTF Education Outreach: University of Queensland Workshop

4 June 2018

As part of our ongoing outreach to schools, teachers and pre-service teachers, ACTF Education recently presented a virtual workshop on Media Arts for pre-service primary teachers at the University of Queensland. 

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Teaching Resources for Refugee Week

Teaching Resources for Refugee Week

1 June 2018

The ACTF has compiled a range of engaging educational content and support materials related to Refugee Week and World Refugee Day.

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Kanopy Adds New ACTF Titles

Kanopy Adds New ACTF Titles

9 May 2018

Streaming site Kanopy has added a range of ACTF titles, including Little LunchMortified, Dance Academy and more.

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Developing Historical Knowledge, Concepts and Skills with the MY:24 App

Developing Historical Knowledge, Concepts and Skills with the MY:24 App

9 May 2018

The short-form MY:24 episodes and related app can be used in a variety of ways to develop and demonstrate historical knowledge, concepts and skills in middle years classrooms.

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Announcing the 2018 My Place Competition

Announcing the 2018 My Place Competition

9 May 2018

Who could live in the My Place house in 2018? Your students can share their imaginative thoughts in our short story contest for primary students in Years 3-6. 

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Places Filling Fast for Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

Places Filling Fast for Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

26 April 2018

There’s still time to secure your spot in our series of comedy scriptwriting workshops for schools Australia-wide.

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ACTF Content in Your Classroom

ACTF Content in Your Classroom

26 April 2018

We would love to know how you have incorporated our content and resources in your planning and teaching, and how we can best support you in the classroom.

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My Place for Teachers – Enhanced Video Clips

My Place for Teachers – Enhanced Video Clips

26 April 2018

The My Place for Teachers website now provides higher-quality video clips that can be viewed on all devices, including IOS and Android tablets and smart phones.

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Mustangs FC Cast on Getting Involved in the Series

Mustangs FC Cast on Getting Involved in the Series

20 April 2018

In a new YouTube clip, check out why being involved in Mustangs FC was so important to Emmanuelle Mattana (Marnie), Ashleigh Marshall (Liv), Molly Broadstock (Bella) and Gemma Chua-Tran (Anusha).

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