Corporate school banking programs, such as Commonwealth Bank’s Dollarmites, will be banned in ACT schools by June 2021.
The government has set up a taskforce to remove hazardous materials from more than 70 schools - and lead dust was found at one this week.
Up to 50 ACT public school teachers will undergo training to become teacher librarians under an ACT Government scholarship program.
Today marked the first day of school ever for Denman Prospect’s Evelyn Scott School, the ACT’s 89th and newest public school.
ACT Labor has announced its plan to fast track the removal of hazardous materials in schools if re-elected next month, after lead paint has recently been detected in three Canberra schools.
Postponed from May due to COVID restrictions, National Walk Safely to School Day 2020 has been rescheduled to Friday 11 September.
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.