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UC seeks school-aged children to trial new head lice treatment

Researchers from the University of Canberra are seeking volunteers for a free clinical trial involving a new natural head lice treatment in school-aged children across the ACT. The project began after Associate Professor...

New schools for Gungahlin, and straight A’s for ACT education

New schools will be built in the Gungahlin region, and others expanded, to meet the demands of a rapidly growing population.

ACT Government to fund training for 50 teacher librarians

Up to 50 ACT public school teachers will undergo training to become teacher librarians under an ACT Government scholarship program.

ACT public schools start welcoming students for 2021 academic year

Today marked the first day of school ever for Denman Prospect’s Evelyn Scott School, the ACT’s 89th and newest public school.

Liberals promise more school buses and road safety measures

The Canberra Liberals will spend $12.5 million on school road safety and re-establish dedicated school buses if they win October’s election.

ACT politicians thank schools for work during pandemic

School staff have faced a mountain of challenges of late, which is why on a number of ACT politicians have visited schools across Canberra to say thanks.

Merici College Principal joins TikTok trend

Boosting student morale amid a global pandemic came naturally to Merici College Principal Loretta Wholley; and all she had to do was download popular social media app TikTok.

Back to class for some as ACT schools reopen

This morning, a number of students across ACT public and private schools returned to campus for the first time since pupil-free days commenced on 24 March.

Coe alleges ‘secret deal’ keeping ACT public schools closed

ACT Opposition Leader Alistair Coe today alleged the existence of a ‘secret deal’ between the ACT Government and union bosses keeping public schools closed.

All ACT school zones back in force for term two

While many school children are participating in online learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, 40km/h school zone speed limits are back into effect at all ACT schools for the start...

Mobile phone ban unlikely for ACT schools

A mobile phone ban to be introduced in all Victorian state schools is unlikely to be adopted in Canberra, according to ACT Education Minister Yvette Berry. The Victorian ban, announced last week on...