Canberra schools close from Friday in Covid lockdown as teachers prepare for remote learning

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated August 12 2021 - 7:57am, first published 4:18am
ACT Education Minister Yvette Berry said public school teachers would prepare for remote learning during the lockdown. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

ACT parents have been urged to keep their children home from school and childcare from Friday after a coronavirus case sent the territory into a snap seven-day lockdown.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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