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Tag: School

‘Grubby’ corporate school banking programs to end in ACT

Corporate school banking programs, such as Commonwealth Bank’s Dollarmites, will be banned in ACT schools by June 2021.

Galilee School expands to support students

Twenty years since it opened to a cohort of 20 students on the site of an old dairy farm, [email protected] Galilee School is expanding to help vulnerable students attain a Year 12 certificate.

Hazardous lead paint removed from Richardson school

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.

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.

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.

ACT Labor to match Liberals fund on hazardous materials

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.

Have you heard? National Walk Safely to School Day

Postponed from May due to COVID restrictions, National Walk Safely to School Day 2020 has been rescheduled to Friday 11 September.

Community input sought on Molonglo school name

The ACT Government is asking for the community’s input to name the new school in Molonglo which is set to open in 2021 for pre and primary school students. The local community has...

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.

School holidays guide | Winter 2020

If you’re planning a staycation these winter school holidays, check out the advertisers in this special guide.

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.