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Teaching Ideas for the MY:24 App

Teaching Ideas for the MY:24 App

18 August 2017

At ACTF Education, we love hearing feedback about our content and resources from practicing teachers. Secondary teachers from Western Australia shared their teaching ideas for the MY:24 App in a professional learning session earlier this year. 

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Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

18 August 2017

In the final session of our virtual comedy scriptwriting workshops this week, teachers and students demonstrated how much they have learnt about comedy in such a short time. 

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Little Lunch App Competition: Tips & Tricks Webinar

Little Lunch App Competition: Tips & Tricks Webinar

18 August 2017

Our Little Lunch App competition is running again this year. Teachers looking for technical tips and curriculum links are invited to attend our upcoming online professional learning session on Thursday 24th August. 

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Jeffrey Walker on Ali’s Wedding

Jeffrey Walker on Ali’s Wedding

4 August 2017

Hear Australian director Jeffrey Walker discuss his latest feature film, Ali’s Wedding, in our recent Q&A webinar for students

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Children’s Book Week: August 19 – 26

Children’s Book Week: August 19 – 26

4 August 2017

Schools, libraries and students will soon spend a week celebrating Australian children’s literature. The ACTF has a range of engaging content and resources for Children’s Book Week. 

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Conference Recap: 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference

Conference Recap: 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference

18 July 2017

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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Schools Tree Day – 28 July 2017

Schools Tree Day – 28 July 2017

18 July 2017

Teachers and students all over the country will be participating in nature care activities on 28 July 2017 as part of Schools Tree Day. Beloved children’s program Little Lunch has a perfect episode to stimulate class discussions about sustainability on the day. 

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Little Lunch App Competition

Little Lunch App Competition

18 July 2017

Following the success of last year’s competition, we will be running another Little Lunch App Competition for primary students in Term 3 this year. 

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New Education Package: Indigenous Perspectives

New Education Package: Indigenous Perspectives

23 June 2017

Ahead of 2017 NAIDOC Week, the ACTF has compiled a range of engaging educational content and support materials which represent the diverse experiences of Indigenous Australian children. 

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Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops Update

Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops Update

23 June 2017

Presented in partnership with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), our entertaining series of virtual comedy scriptwriting workshops for Year 5 and 6 students wrapped up this week. 

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Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

23 June 2017

In our latest webinar for upper primary and secondary schools, students had the opportunity to ask Australian director Jeffrey Walker about his inspirational career.

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Little Lunch App Competition: Start Planning for Term 3!

Little Lunch App Competition: Start Planning for Term 3!

22 June 2017

The ACTF Education team is excited to announce details of this year’s Little Lunch App Competition for primary students. 

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Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

19 June 2017

ACTF virtual learning events enable us to develop learning communities all over the country, and to share our resources and expertise widely. In our latest webinar, students had the opportunity to ask Australian director Jeffrey Walker about his inspirational career.

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Teaching Resources for Refugee Week

Teaching Resources for Refugee Week

9 June 2017

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

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ACTF Professional Learning: Supporting WA Teachers

ACTF Professional Learning: Supporting WA Teachers

8 June 2017

The ACTF Education team supports teachers Australia-wide in using ACTF materials through outreach to schools, news updates, and by providing professional learning. Our most recent series of professional learning workshops took us to Western Australia. 

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Learning and Laughing in Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

Learning and Laughing in Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

8 June 2017

Presented in partnership with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), our entertaining series of virtual comedy scriptwriting workshops for Year 5 and 6 students kicked off this week. 

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Girls Kicking Goals in Mustangs FC

Girls Kicking Goals in Mustangs FC

12 May 2017

Mustangs FC is a new comedy drama series that follows a group of teenagers who start their football club’s first all-girl team. We visited the set of this fantastic Australian series last month to find out more.  

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New Look for ClickView

New Look for ClickView

11 May 2017

Schools accessing ACTF content and resources through ClickView will have noticed the platform’s great new look. The updated format makes it easier than ever to find curriculum-aligned content for the classroom. 

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Queensland Premier’s Reading Challenge Update

Queensland Premier’s Reading Challenge Update

11 May 2017

The ACTF has a number of books listed for 2017 Premiers’ Reading Challenges around the country. These annual reading challenges aim to encourage a love of reading in students, enable them to experience quality literature, and to improve literacy levels. 

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Australian Dance Week Resource: Dance Academy Movie Webinar

Australian Dance Week Resource: Dance Academy Movie Webinar

30 April 2017

Running from May 1 – 7, Australian Dance Week aims to raise awareness of professional dance and dance in the community, and to celebrate its diversity. Our Dance Academy movie webinar is the perfect resource to prompt engaging conversations about dance in your classroom. 

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