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ACT Department of Education and Training


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The Education Directorate delivers high quality education services through government schools, registers non-government schools, and administers vocational education and training in the ACT. It embraces cultural diversity and is proud to host international students from many countries in schools and colleges.

ACT government school maintains high expectations for student learning and are working to continuously deepen understanding of literacy and numeracy. It aims to nurture and support the young children through the early years of childhood and schooling, so that every Canberra child feels safe and respected. The children need a supportive learning environment to help broaden their skills and their abilities, and to further develop their talents so they can realize their potential. High quality education in the early years has lasting benefits for a child?s social, emotional, and intellectual development.

All schools offer high quality learning in modern, well-equipped, and supportive environments. It has a range of programs specifically designed to meet the needs of international students with the ability to individually tailor student programs. Government schooling in Canberra is leading the way in preparing young people for the opportunities and challenges of life in the 21st century.
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Specific entry requirements vary depending on the subject area, level and course. You can view all courses from ACT Department of Education and Training to filter on courses to understand what requirements they have.

IELTS is accepted at ACT Department of Education and Training

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