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Australian Capital Territory

Learn about the regions and communities that we work with, and hear stories from the field

ACT

We don’t currently work in the ACT, but continue to support our Alumni community in the region.

Source: Our Impact (2020)

60
Associates
15
Schools
76%
Of Alumni still teaching and/or leading in schools
11%
Working in education outside schools

Educational inequity in the ACT

In the ACT, single postcodes often experience both high and low rankings on different indicators. Unlike other locations around the country, the ACT has one of the highest proportions of diverse suburbs, with individuals of varying socioeconomic status living side by side.

Research shows that in the ACT, 1 in 3 students whose parents didn’t finish Year 12 do not meet national Year 7 academic milestones for literacy and numeracy. If their parents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher however, that number drops to 1 in 10.

Stories from the ACT

Sunday, July 7th, 2019

Ten years of impact with Teach for Australia.

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Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Download the 2018 Our Impact report here.

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Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

This report highlights the impact of Teach For Australia over eight years and our key achievements in 2016.

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