Reminder: Sir John Hackett Essay Competition (Entries close 10 August 2009)

A reminder to all young people living in Hackett and in school years 5-12  that the Sir John Hackett Essay Competition closes on the 10th August 2009. All young people living in Hackett and in school years 5-12 are invited to enter this competition being held by the Hackett Community Association with the support of local schools and the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Essays should be: 250-500 words long for Years 5-6; approximately 600 words for Years 7-8; 900-1000 words for Years 9-10 and 1000-1200 words for Years 11-12. The topic is: “The person after whom your street in Hackett

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Community Consultation Session: Review of Special Education Services in ACT Public Schools (6 June 2009 – Turner School)

As part of the Government’s commitment to addressing the needs of students with a disability in the ACT, a Review of Special Education Services in ACT Public Schools is currently being undertaken. The Review will look at research into leading national and international practice in curriculum and pedagogy for students with disabilities. The Review will result in a report outlining options for the future of special education in ACT public schools. One component of the review will be the analysis of current program provision. This will involve the development and distribution of a discussion paper to gather views from relevant

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Community Consultation Session: Review of Special Education Services in ACT Public Schools (23 May 2009 – Turner School)

As part of the Government’s commitment to addressing the needs of students with a disability in the ACT, a Review of Special Education Services in ACT Public Schools is currently being undertaken. The Review will look at research into leading national and international practice in curriculum and pedagogy for students with disabilities. The Review will result in a report outlining options for the future of special education in ACT public schools. One component of the review will be the analysis of current program provision. This will involve the development and distribution of a discussion paper to gather views from relevant

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CIT Students looking to increase sports participation for children

On Wednesday 13th May, 1st and 2nd year students from the Canberra Institute of Technology’s Sports Development course, organised a “Northside Sports Gala Day” for a group of approximately 75 children from Aranda Primary School. This day involved the children getting outside and having some fun and simply participating in a variety of sports while also learning some of the basic skills of those sports. The sports involved were basketball, cricket, soccer, hockey and athletics. At the end of the activities the children were given a bag of goodies to go home with. For the CIT students this day was all

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Sir John Hackett Essay Competition (Entries open until 15 August 2009)

All young people living in Hackett and in school years 5-12 are invited to enter this competition being held by the Hackett Community Association with the support of local schools and the Australian Dictionary of Biography.  Essays should be 250-500 words long for Years 5-6; approximately 600 words for Years 7-8; 900-1000 words for Years 9-10 and 1000-1200 words for Years 11-12. The topic is: “The person after whom your street in Hackett is named”.  Where the street is named after more than one person (eg. Rivett Street) you can choose which person to write about.  Prizes and certificates will

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