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Catch up on the latest Education News, and read about upcoming professional learning opportunities for teachers and eLearning events for students.

Latest Education News

Prepare for The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar with Free Support Materials

Primary teachers, would you like to give your students valuable experience in a moderated online learning environment? Our upcoming Q&A webinar with cast members from The Inbestigators enables students to interview young actors directly while also learning about video conference etiquette.

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Education Outreach: Supporting WA Teachers

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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Our Top 5 Education Resources

Our latest numbers are in, showing the five most viewed ACTF support materials during Term Three. Could these popular teaching resources be used in your classroom this term?

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My Place Uncovers a New History Lesson about the Holden

My Place continues to teach the young and not so young viewers of the series about the history of Australia in a way that engages, entertains and informs.

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Menstrual Management in Schools: Explore the Issue with ACTF Resources

The Summer’s Day Teaching Toolkit explores the content and themes in the film, including menstruation, puberty and body image.

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The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar Announced for Term 4

This November 22, Australian primary students can take part in a live Q&A webinar with The Inbestigators cast: Anna Cooke (Maudie); Aston Droomer (Ezra); Abby Bergman (Ava); and Jamil Smyth-Secka (Kyle).

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Winners Announced for the 2019 My Place Competition

As short stories about 2019 My Place characters flooded in from schools all over the country this term, the ACTF was given a unique window into the creativity, passions, concerns and diversity of Australia’s young people.

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Little Lunch App Competition: An Exciting Avenue to Extend English Skills

Primary teachers, are your students working on digital text comprehension and creation in English? Why not plan an engaging Term 4 English unit around our 2019 Little Lunch App Competition?

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Laughing and Learning in Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops

Our ACMI / ACTF virtual comedy scriptwriting workshops wrapped up last week with students presenting their hilarious original sketches to other schools across the country.

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Teach the General Capabilities with the Hardball Teaching Toolkit

Themes of family, multiculturalism, and resilience – along with ethical dilemmas, Jerry’s healthy respect for mathematics, and the problematic use of ICT by almost everyone – makes Hardball the perfect children’s series to explore the General Capabilities through.

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Exploring Mental Health with Mustangs FC

Teachers, are you looking for mental health lesson plans ahead of this year’s R U OK Day? The Mustangs FC Teaching Toolkit contains relevant learning tasks and discussion starters for primary and secondary students.

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Prepare for the Hardball Q&A Webinar with Free Support Materials

Primary teachers, would you like to give your students valuable experience in a moderated online learning environment? Our upcoming Hardball Q&A Webinar enables students to interview young actors directly while also learning about video conference etiquette.

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Upcoming Education Events

The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar

The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar

Fri 22 Nov 2019

This November 22, Australian primary students can take part in a live Q&A webinar with The Inbestigators cast: Anna Cooke (Maudie); Aston Droomer (Ezra); Abby Bergman (Ava); and Jamil Smyth-Secka (Kyle).