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Rose Park Primary's My Place Experience

Rose Park Primary's My Place Experience

17 June 2019

In the lead up to the 2019 My Place Competition, see how Rose Park Primary School in South Australia approached last year’s story writing competition.

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ACTF CEO to Address 2019 ALEA National Conference

ACTF CEO to Address 2019 ALEA National Conference

31 May 2019

The ACTF has a longstanding relationship with the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA), and we are proud to be partnering with the organisation for this year’s National ALEA Conference, which will be held in Melbourne from 9 – 12 July. 

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Teaching Resources for Refugee Week

Teaching Resources for Refugee Week

31 May 2019

Teachers, are your students currently investigating the lives of refugees and asylum seekers? The ACTF has a range of engaging educational content and support materials related to Refugee Week and World Refugee Day.  

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Announcing the 2019 My Place Competition

Announcing the 2019 My Place Competition

31 May 2019

Who could live in the My Place house in 2019? Your students can share their imaginative thoughts in this year’s short story contest for primary students in Years 3-6.

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ALEA National Conference

9 July 2019 - 12 July 2019

The ACTF is very proud to be the major sponsor of this year’s ALEA National Conference – Literacy Empowering Voices – which will be held in Melbourne from 09 – 12 July. We would love to chat with you about our great children’s content and education resources at the ACTF stand, or in our teacher workshop.

My Place Short Story Competition: Term Three

29 July 2019 - 16 August 2019

Our 2018 My Place Short Story Competition was a huge success, with around 900 stories submitted by young writers from around the country. Due to popular demand, we will be holding this creative student competition again this year, with entries open from 29 July – 16 August.

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Little Lunch App Competition: Term Three / Term Four

14 October 2019 - 8 November 2019

Opening up last year’s Little Lunch App Competition to Year 3 / 4 students led to a record number of entries. This year’s competition will again be open to students from Years 3-6, with entries open from 14 October – 08 November.

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  • Education News - Issue No. 79

    Education News - Issue No. 79

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    Date: January 2017
    Book to Screen: Little Lunch, MY:24 App and documentary film-making and script-writing workshops for students.

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