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Latest news: School

Shirley Smith High School, ACT, officially named

Shirley Smith High School, the ACT’s newest public school, was officially named today; a plaque was unveiled at a ceremony.

ACT politics: Wednesday 15 May

Domestic violence, coercive control, registry marriages, rental homes, and new schools: ACT politicians' concerns this week.

Enrolments for ACT schools in 2025 now open

ACT public school enrolments from preschool to year 12 open today for the 2025 school year, education minister Yvette Berry announced.

More funding for teacher librarians in the ACT

The ACT Government has committed $8.9 million over four years to public schools to help them employ a qualified teacher librarian

ACT’s Future of Education Equity Fund reaches $1.5 million

Six weeks into the new school year, the Future of Education Equity Fund has provided more than $1.5 million to Canberra families in need.

New improvement framework for ACT public schools

Eighteen ACT public schools will take part this year in the trial of a new tool to track their performance and help them improve.

ACT Government: End in sight for paper school permission slips

An online Parent Portal, a secure online platform, will lshare student information between ACT public schools and parents and carers.

ACT Government infrastructure: Education and health

Canberra's newest public school, a new radiotherapy machine for cancer patients, equipment for CIT Woden, and a proposed new facility.

Not just a treat, school canteens offer healthy options

The Federation of Canteens in Schools (Focis) reminds parents that they don’t have to do it all when it comes to school lunches.

Canberra author celebrates first day of school in new book

Canberra author Rhiân Williams captures the milestone of the first day of school in the picture book Surprise at the End of Onkaparinga Lane.

Education Equity Fund: Financial relief for Canberra families

The Future of Education Equity Fund helps Canberra families in financial difficulty to support their children at school this year.

Celebration of community at Orana Spring Fair

With the deep blue sky and the warm spring sun reminding everyone that summer is just around the corner, Orana Steiner School celebrated its annual Spring Fair on Sunday 19 November.

ACT Government: More than a billion on public education

The ACT Government has announced it will invest more than a billion dollars in public education facilities over the coming decade, to build new schools, renovate existing ones, and establish state-of-the-art skills...