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2018 Little Lunch App Competition – Winners Announced!

2018 Little Lunch App Competition – Winners Announced!

20 November 2018

After a record breaking number of Little Lunch App entries from talented primary students around the country, we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Little Lunch App Competition.

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Supporting Students through School Transitions

Supporting Students through School Transitions

16 November 2018

With the end of the school year fast approaching, many teachers are seeking resources that help students process the transition to a different year level or school. Programs including Little J and Big Cuz, Little Lunch, First Day and Mortified will help students to learn about the new environments, relationships, routines and expectations of their next step in schooling.

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Upcoming Event: Victorian ALEA / ACMI State Conference

Upcoming Event: Victorian ALEA / ACMI State Conference

16 November 2018

Linking to the Victorian Curriculum and drawing on the ACTF content and resources available in FUSE, participants will be introduced to the Little Lunch books, television series and free filmmaking app.

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The ACTF Releases 2017-18 Annual Report

The ACTF Releases 2017-18 Annual Report

12 November 2018

The ACTF has released its Annual Report, outlining its corporate governance, production and funding, education, outreach and financial performance during 2017-18.

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#SCREENFOREVER: Experts Discuss Funding the Future of Kids’ TV

#SCREENFOREVER: Experts Discuss Funding the Future of Kids’ TV

12 November 2018

In Screen Forever's ‘Funding the Future: Kids TV is at a Crossroads’, screen experts will explore how kids TV is being supported in key overseas markets and consider what Australian producers need in order to create the type of content that children here and around the world want to watch.

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What’s On TV? Monday 12 November – Sunday 18 November

What’s On TV? Monday 12 November – Sunday 18 November

12 November 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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Resources for Remembrance Day

Resources for Remembrance Day

1 November 2018

Every year on 11 November, Australians remember those who died or suffered in wars and armed conflicts. Teachers who are exploring the meaning of Remembrance Day with students might like to draw on My Place this year.

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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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