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A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl Teaching Toolkit

Study Guide
A unique blend of documentary and theatre, A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl is a detailed study into the fascinating creature commonly known as the 12-year old girl. It features real Austr...

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Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

Teaching Resource
Peter Maggs (Head of Education) and Janine Kelly (Curriculum Officer) walk teachers through the structure and new features of our updated ACTF website.

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ACTF: Inspire, Entertain, Engage

Professional Learning Resource
The ACTF is committed to providing Australian children with entertaining media made especially for them, which makes an enduring contribution to their cultural and educational experience.We are a n...

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Animalia - Primary Teaching Resource

Teaching Resource
Alex and Zoe are two kids who find themselves in an extraordinary situation. After stumbling across a magical portal hidden in the town library they’re led to a parallel dimension, a sophisticate...

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Animalia - Road Rules and Safety

Teaching Resource
In this activity, students will discuss concepts of community values, rules and norms that help shape society and make it a safer place and decide on the value to their lives and behaviours. The c...

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ANZAC Day - Education Package

Resource Package
The ACTF has a range of engaging educational content and support materials related to ANZAC Day. The episode “1918: Bertie” from My Place depicts one Australian boy’s life in the final days ...

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Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors? Q&A Webinar

Webinar
Primary students from around Australia ask Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors? creator Vanna Morosini, host Ghenoa Gela, and cast members Jeffrin and Harry (from the ‘Milk Run’ episode) about ...

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Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors? Teaching Toolkit

Study Guide
Are You Tougher than Your Ancestors? explores familiar historic periods and events through the eyes of children who lived through them. Each episode reveals an incredible true story of a resilient ...

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Australian Film & TV at Mansfield State High School

Webinar
ACTF series Mustangs FC, Little Lunch and Round the Twist are central to Mansfield State High School’s ‘Australian Film and TV’ unit. In this Year 9 Media Arts unit, students select a se...

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Author Webinar: Writing About Place and Time with Nadia Wheatley

Webinar
Since its publication 33 years ago, My Place has been an unwavering favourite in Australian classrooms and homes. Teachers and students had the unique opportunity to hear author Nadia Wheatley disc...

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Backyard Science - Primary & Secondary Teaching Resource

Teaching Resource
The Backyard Science 2: Primary & Secondary Teaching Resource (DVD-ROM) features experiments from the popular Backyard Science television series. This interactive resource uses video clips to s...

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Backyard Science - Biodegradable Rubbish

Teaching Resource
In this sample activity from the Biological Sciences strand of the Backyard Science 2: Primary & Secondary Teaching Resource, students explore how decomposition occurs and discriminate between rub...

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