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Little Lunch App Competition: Final Call for Entries

Little Lunch App Competition: Final Call for Entries

1 November 2018

Entries close this Friday 09 November for the 2018 Little Lunch App Competition.

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ACTF Virtual Learning: Music for Everyone Webinar

ACTF Virtual Learning: Music for Everyone Webinar

1 November 2018

In our recent live webinar for F-2 students, Tina and Mark Harris (A.K.A. Lah-Lah and Buzz) had students singing, dancing, and learning just how much fun music education can be!

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An ‘Unreal’ Paul Jennings Expo Lands in Vic

An ‘Unreal’ Paul Jennings Expo Lands in Vic

25 October 2018

A new exhibition on one of Australia’s best-loved children’s authors, Paul Jennings, has opened at the Warrnambool Art Gallery.

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A National Arts and Disability Strategy – Help Take It to the Next Level

A National Arts and Disability Strategy – Help Take It to the Next Level

25 October 2018

Tell your story about arts and disability. Your stories and ideas will inform a renewed National Arts and Disability Strategy.

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What’s On TV? Monday 29 October – Sunday 4 November

What’s On TV? Monday 29 October – Sunday 4 November

25 October 2018

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week.

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Teaching History with ACTF Resources

Teaching History with ACTF Resources

19 October 2018

ACTF Education recently presented at the 2018 History Teachers’ Association of Victoria (HTAV) Primary and Middle Years History Conference. Curriculum Officer Janine Kelly reviews the range of relevant content and resources that we highlighted for participants.

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ACTF’s 5 Most Popular Education Support Materials

ACTF’s 5 Most Popular Education Support Materials

19 October 2018

Our latest numbers are in, showing the five most viewed ACTF support materials over the past month. Could these popular teaching resources be used in your classroom? 

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ACTF Education Outreach: Supporting Pre-service Teachers

ACTF Education Outreach: Supporting Pre-service Teachers

18 October 2018

Which television shows and films do you remember watching when you were at school? And how have you used screen content in your teaching rounds so far? These are some of the questions we asked ACU pre-service teachers when they visited the ACTF. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 15 October – Sunday 21 October

What’s On TV? Monday 15 October – Sunday 21 October

10 October 2018

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week.

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Our Top Picks for MIPJunior 2018

Our Top Picks for MIPJunior 2018

8 October 2018

In between scheduling meetings, polishing pitches and strategising new series, don’t forget to fit a few conferences into your MIPJunior diary.

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Deadline Extended for 2018 Little Lunch App Competition

Deadline Extended for 2018 Little Lunch App Competition

8 October 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? Due to popular demand, entries will remain open until Friday 09 November. 

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ACTF Professional Learning: Supporting WA Teachers

ACTF Professional Learning: Supporting WA Teachers

5 October 2018

As part of our ongoing outreach to schools and teachers, ACTF Education recently presented a series of professional learning workshops in partnership with the Western Australian Department of Education. 

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New Release: International Day of the Girl Collection

New Release: International Day of the Girl Collection

5 October 2018

To mark this year’s International Day of the Girl on 11 October 2018, the ACTF is releasing a collection of four short films that explore the lives of Australian girls.

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What’s On TV? Monday 1 October – Sunday 7 October

What’s On TV? Monday 1 October – Sunday 7 October

26 September 2018

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week.

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One Award After Another for Little J and Big Cuz

One Award After Another for Little J and Big Cuz

19 September 2018

Australia’s first Indigenous animated series, Little J and Big Cuz, has won a Writers' Guild AWGIE Award and a 2018 TV Week Logie Award this year.

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ACTF Projects Slated for MIPCOM 2018

ACTF Projects Slated for MIPCOM 2018

19 September 2018

The ACTF’s Head of Development & Production, Bernadette O’Mahony, as well as International Sales Managers, Roberta Di Vito and Tim Hegarty, will be attending MIPCOM in Cannes from October 15th to 18th.

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What’s On TV? Monday 17 September – Sunday 23 September

What’s On TV? Monday 17 September – Sunday 23 September

13 September 2018

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week.

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Now Available: Lockie Leonard Digital Download

Now Available: Lockie Leonard Digital Download

10 September 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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Laughing and Learning in Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

Laughing and Learning in Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

10 September 2018

Our August 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 with students presenting their own original sketches. 

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2018 My Place Competition – Winners Announced

2018 My Place Competition – Winners Announced

10 September 2018

The ACTF Education team have been overwhelmed by the response to the 2018 My Place Competition from Years 3-6 primary students around Australia.

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