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Latest Education News available!
January 20th 2022

Latest Education News available!

Education News is the quarterly education newsletter of the ACTF, which includes the latest catalogue of ACTF productions as well as programs and teaching resources created by other Australian producers...

The latest edition of the ACTF Education News is available online now. Articles include:

My Place is back! BIGGER & BETTER
Following the enormous success of My Place series 1 (2008-1888), the ACTF takes great pleasure in introducing My Place series 2 (1878-1788 and Before Time). My Place is based on the Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins picture book introducing a child’s view of the history of Sydney through the eyes of 26 kids over 260 years. Each half hour episode is set 10 years earlier than the one before, but always in the same place...

Double Trouble: A contemporary resource supporting Indigenous perspectives
The ACTF has produced a DVD-ROM resource for teachers and students (Years 5-9) wishing to use Double Trouble in the classroom. The Double Trouble DVD-ROM is rich in content that examines identity, relationships, belonging, ancestry, stereotypes, adolescence, growth and development. The DVD-ROM replicates the content of the Double Trouble interactive website developed by the NSW Department of Education and Training (DET) and makes it available to all teachers, in all states and territories...

Trop Jr call for entries
The world’s largest short film festival for kids, by kids is once again inviting young filmmakers to unleash their creativity on the big screen. Entries for the junior Tropfest is open giving filmmakers aged 15 years and under an opportunity to show off their talents and walk the red carpet for the first time...

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December 22nd 2021

The PM’s Daughter to premiere on ABC ME next month

A unique political comedy-drama series for tweens, supported by the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF), will premiere on ABC ME and iView on 1 January, 2022.

December 22nd 2021

ACTF international sales team ends 2021 on a high

Following a bumper year in international sales, the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) has been included in Kidscreen’s Hot50 rankings of the leading children’s entertainment companies worldwide.

December 8th 2021

View ACTF Student Webinars On-Demand

Our popular virtual learning events connect schools with media industry professionals and expertise, enriching and extending classroom instruction in English, Media Arts and other learning areas. Our past events are available to view on the ACTF YouTube channel.
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Our Top 5 Education Resources During Term Four

Here are the five most viewed ACTF support materials this term. Could these popular teaching resources be used in your classroom next year?
December 8th 2021

Stay Safe this Summer with Kangaroo Beach

Wanting to explore water safety concepts with young children in an engaging way? Let’s hop down to Kangaroo Beach!

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