Welcome to ACTA's Media Release page where members of the media can find information and recent statements from ACTA. For further information and interviews on ACTA media matters, please contact the President of ACTA, Adriano Truscott.
September 2013 ACTA statement on National Plan for School Improvement
Media Statement from the ACTA President regarding the importance of accountability for EAL/D service provision in the new National Plan for School Improvement.
November 2012 ACTA Position Statement on Australian Indigenous Languages
'ACTA supports collaborations throughout Australia among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities and educators who work with them. These collaborations need to include how Australian Indigenous languages can best be used in different schools.
We affirm the essential link between resourcing the promotion of Australian Indigenous languages in school communities and improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students' educational outcomes.'
November 2012 ACTA Position Statement on Cocos Malay language
'ACTA actively supports the structured learning of the Cocos Malay language (the home language of the students) in the Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Island schools. ACTA also recommends the appointment of experienced and qualified Language, EALD and trained local teachers to these schools with a view to further developing the Cocos community's bilingual strengths.'