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Coming in 2018: Lah-Lah Music Education Resource for F-2

Coming in 2018: Lah-Lah Music Education Resource for F-2

31 October 2017

The ACTF is delighted to announce a partnership with celebrated Australian children’s music act, Lah-Lah, to create a music education resource for early primary teachers and students. 

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Backyard Science Now in Scootle

Backyard Science Now in Scootle

19 October 2017

Teachers, are you looking for fun and simple science investigations for your students? Five physics topics from the ACTF’s Backyard Science series have just been added to Scootle. 

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Mustangs FC - Watch on iView

Mustangs FC - Watch on iView

19 October 2017

October 11 was International Day of the Girl, and ABC ME kicked off the celebrations with the world premiere of new live-action drama series, Mustangs FC

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New Series Mustangs FC to Premiere on International Day of the Girl

New Series Mustangs FC to Premiere on International Day of the Girl

5 October 2017

October 11 is International Day of the Girl, and ABC ME is kicking off the celebrations with the world premiere of new live-action drama series, Mustangs FC!

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Final Call for Teacher Submissions to the Screen Content Review

Final Call for Teacher Submissions to the Screen Content Review

14 September 2017

Teachers, you have until Wednesday 20 September to tell the Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review team about the immense social and educational value of quality Australian drama.  

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Coming Soon: New ACTF Education Resources!

Coming Soon: New ACTF Education Resources!

8 September 2017

The ACTF is delighted to be partnering with both Matchbox Productions and Lah-Lah Productions to produce two timely education resources linked to the Mustangs FC and Lah-Lah’s Adventures TV series. 

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Adelaide School Visits

Adelaide School Visits

1 September 2017

This week the Education team has been visiting Adelaide teachers and students who are using ACTF content and resources in the classroom. 

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Teachers Discuss the Importance of Quality Australian Children’s Television

Teachers Discuss the Importance of Quality Australian Children’s Television

31 August 2017

Classroom teachers from St Kilda Primary School and Sarah Mayor Cox from La Trobe University discuss how important it is for students to see their own stories represented on our screens. 

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Teacher Tips for the Little Lunch App Competition

Teacher Tips for the Little Lunch App Competition

30 August 2017

Entrants from last year’s Little Lunch App Competition shared their best tips for using the app in our recent online workshop for teachers

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Noah & Saskia Resources

Noah & Saskia Resources

18 August 2017

Queensland secondary teachers, check out our website for the Noah & Saskia series and related teaching resources.  

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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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