ACT Department of Education and Training
The Education Directorate delivers high quality education services through government schools, registers non government schools and administers vocational education and training in the ACT.The Education Directorate (EDU) embraces cultural diversity and is proud to host international students from many countries in our schools and colleges.Students in Canberra enjoy a balanced education with opportunities for intellectual, sporting and cultural development. International students are made particularly welcome, with high quality Government education in a safe, friendly and multicultural city.Quality teaching is the key to student achievement.
ACT government schools maintain high expectations for student learning and are working to continuously deepen understanding of literacy and numeracy.They aim 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 realise 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. Our schools have 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. With one of the best government education systems in the country, government school students consistently rate as the best educated in Australia and among the brightest in the world. An international education in Canberra sets students apart from their peers and provides multiple pathways to success.
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