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AISACT Annual Cocktail Event

17th November 2016
The Association welcomed guests, Board Members and staff from Member Schools to the AISACT Annual Cocktail Event held at the National Portrait Gallery on Friday, 11th November 2016. The event provided attendees the opportunity to celebrate the work of the Association in 2016. Guests included the new ACT Minister for Education and Early Childhood, Yvette […]
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AISACT Celebrating Teaching and Learning

16th November 2016
The AISACT Celebrating Teaching and Learning event was held at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra, on Thursday 10th November 2016. The event showcased 44 presentations highlighting some of the unique teaching and learning projects and programs that have occurred in AISACT Member Schools in 2016. Over 100 attendees from all Member Schools heard about and discussed […]
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AISACT 2016 Leadership Breakfast Series

15th November 2016
In 2016 the Association continued its successful Leadership Breakfast series. The series seeks to bring together the wider ACT education community to hear from pertinent leaders and speakers from around Australia and the world. The speakers in this year’s series included, Mr David Price – Senior Associate, Innovation Unit, UK Mr Alastair MacGibbon – Previous […]
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AISACT 2016 Colloquium: Innovation and Collaboration

23rd August 2016
The AISACT 2016 Colloquium: Innovation and Collaboration was held last Thursday at the National Museum of Australia was a resounding success. The event was held in conjunction with the AISACT August Leadership Breakfast, where at which About My Brain CEO, Silvia Damiano presented the keynote address. The Colloquium provided attendees with an introduction to learning […]
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2016 Federal Election

14th July 2016
The Association of Independent Schools of the ACT (AISACT) congratulates Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Coalition team on being re-elected following the 2016 Federal Election. The Association and its Member Schools looks forward to working with the Coalition Government on developing a new funding model throughout 2017, to commence in 2018. ‘The new funding […]
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Business Managers Forum

7th April 2016
On Wednesday 6th April the Association co-hosted, in conjunction with one of AISACT’s partners Duesburys Nexia, the first in a series of Business Managers Forums. Highly experienced and influential presenters from Duesburys Nexia, JBWere, Accsys Consulting and CompliSpace delivered topics covering recent changes to FBT, low risk investment strategies for schools, making best use of […]
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AISACT Leadership Breakfast - Speaker: David Price OBE

30th March 2016
The AISACT Leadership Breakfast, held on 24 March at the National Museum of Australia, brought together teachers and leaders from ACT schools across all sectors of education, and from the wider education community. By presenting a cogent argument on how education, innovation and aspiration are linked, David Price OBE challenged attendees on why and how […]
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Education Council meeting – 11 December 2015 Communique

12th January 2016
The Education Council met via video conference on 11 December for its final meeting of 2015. Ministers discussed a range of key policy issues in the early childhood and school education portfolios. Education Council Communique – 11 December 2015
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Education Council endorse the National Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School Education Strategy 2016-2026

12th January 2016
Education Council endorsed the National Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School Education Strategy 2016-2026. The strategy supports a long-term change agenda aiming to ensure that students have a stronger foundation in STEM and are inspired to take on more challenging STEM subjects. The Strategy acknowledges that while there is significant effort already underway within […]
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‘Schools for all Children and Young People’ Report

12th January 2016
On 18th November 2015, Minister for Education and Training Ms Joy Burch MLA released the ‘Schools for all Children and Young People’ Report, the report of the Expert Panel established by the Minister to review Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviours. The Expert Panel, Chaired by Professor Tony Shaddock, along with Sue Packer and Alasdair Roy, […]
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