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Concerns as COVID-19 reveals learning gaps

COVID-19 has brought about disruption on a global scale, and this disruption has been keenly felt in classrooms across the country, as well as here in the ACT, as shutdowns required students to learn from home.

Unemployment drives household gender divide

Females who stopped working during COVID-19 are more likely to have taken on unpaid domestic duties and to have stopped looking for paid work than recently unemployed males, who are far more...

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...

ACT public school students could return to classrooms early

There is scope for some ACT public school students to return earlier than planned if some public health restrictions are loosened in the coming months.

ACT Year 12 2020 cohort can complete college this year

The Year 12 cohort of 2020 will be able to receive the ACT Senior Secondary Certificate and an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) this year.

ACT public students to spend all of term 2 learning from home

ACT public schools will move to a new remote learning model when term 2 commences that will see most students learning from home for the entire semester.

How long until ‘BBC Dad’ viral video is eclipsed?

This week, it’s come to my attention that the current home schooling situation has the potential to provide plenty more hilarious fodder like the 'BBC Dad' viral video. You know the one;...

Chromebooks rolled out to years 4, 5 and 6 in ACT

ACT public school students in years 4, 5 and 6 will receive Chromebooks from the ACT Government to help ensure families have what they need to continue learning at home. In a media...