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In Conversation with Writer and Director, Tony Ayres

31 March 2014… Tony Ayres, an award-winning writer and director of television and feature films, discusses his career and answers student questions about film and television. Tony was showrunner on Nowhere Boys, one of the founding members of Matchbox Pictures, and director of productions inc…

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In the Classrom with Persuasive Text

To learn more about how ACTF Education resources are being used in classrooms, we filmed several teachers talking about their day-to-day work, and how the ACTF has positively impacted their teaching and learning cycle.… In this video, teachers from around Australia discuss using our Persuasiv…

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In the Classroom with the Animalia: Primary Teaching Resource

To learn more about how ACTF Education resources are being used in classrooms, we filmed several teachers talking about their day-to-day work, and how the ACTF has positively impacted their teaching and learning cycle.… In this video, teachers from around Australia discuss using our Animalia:…

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In the Classroom with the My Place Teachers' Guide

To learn more about how ACTF Education resources are being used in classrooms, we filmed several teachers talking about their day-to-day work, and how the ACTF has positively impacted their teaching and learning cycle.… In this video, teachers from around Australia discuss using the My Place …

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Indigenous Perspectives - Education Package

The diverse histories, communities and cultures of Indigenous Australian children are represented in a range of ACTF content.… Our new animated series Little J and Big Cuz follows five-year old Little J as he explores his environment and his new school. The My Place episod…

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International Day of The Girl - Education Package

The ‘International Day of the Girl Collection’ features four short films that explore pivotal and challenging moments in the lives of 12-year old girls. … This collection includes:… ... A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year Old Girl: This is a film about 12-year-old gi…

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Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

In a webinar for upper primary and secondary schools, students had the opportunity to ask Australian director Jeffrey Walker about his inspirational career.… Hundreds of enthusiastic students joined in to interview Jeffrey Walker, representing schools from five different states. This webinar …

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Kaboodle - Teachers' Notes

Kaboodle is an anthology series of short stories designed to impart a love of storytelling and develop specific understandings about literature. Each episode includes both live action and animated stories, varying in length from a few minutes up to 24 minutes. Some stories are adaptations of popula…

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Lah-Lah's Adventures: Music for Everyone

This resource for F-2 primary teachers was developed through a partnership between the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) and Tina Harris and Mark Harris – two of the lead creatives behind the popular children’s series, Lah-Lah’s Adventures. Music for Ev…

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Lah-Lah's Adventures: Music for Everyone Resource

This resource was developed through a partnership between the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) and Tina Harris and Mark Harris – two of the lead creatives behind the popular children’s series, Lah-Lah’s Adventures. Music for Everyone explores the eleme…

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Language of Belonging - Wadu Matyidi

Language of Belonging is a multi-platform education resource based on the ground breaking Indigenous short animation Wadu Matyidi and the five accompanying behind the scenes mini documentaries.… Designed specifically for Primary-aged students, this diverse learning program give…

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Language Of Belonging - Wadu Matyidi - Inquiry 1: How Do We Communicate?

In this inquiry, students work both individually and collaboratively to explore, analyse and interpret the nature and purpose of communication. The included activities encourage students to explore types of communicaton, both verbal and non-verbal.… This is a sample of work taken from 'Unit 1…

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