UC High School Kaleen
Welcome to the home page of University of Canberra High School Kaleen in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
University of Canberra High School Kaleen is a small, co-educational fully accessible 7 to 10 school. It opened in 1978 and is located in the suburb of Kaleen on the north side of Canberra.
We are committed to an inclusive model of education for all children. We have a Learning Support Unit and a Learning Support Unit (Autism) as well as a small farm where we keep a variety of fowl and a few goats. Horticulture activities reflect seasonal farm routines. A community garden is established on our extensive grounds.
Please browse our related pages and contact the school directly for any additional information about our school.
As part of our commitment to a safe environment, all school community members are encouraged to confidentially report any instances of bullying. To report any such instance, click firstname.lastname@example.org.
Better Schools for our Kids - Technology Enabled Learning
Posted on 10 Nov 2017
Next year the ACT Government will be providing Canberra public secondary students with a Chromebook device under the Better Schools for our kids - technology enabled learning program. The program starts in Term 1 2018, when around 14,500 devices will be rolled out to Year 7-11 students across Canberra's 28 secondary schools and colleges. For students to participate in the Better schools for our kids – technology enabled learning initiative all students and parents / carers must opt in or out by completing a Chromebook Acceptance Form accessible at the following link.
The links below provide further information about the Chromebooks and answer Frequently Asked Questions about this initiative. If you have queries, we encourage you to contact the school to discuss. Both of these documents are also accessible from the Education website HERE.
ACT Government Announcement
Posted on 31 Oct 2017
On Friday 8 September, Minister Yvette Berry announced that the ‘ACT Government has taken an important step towards delivering one of its major education commitments – free electronic devices for all ACT public high school and college students.’ The devices will be Chromebooks which are compatible with our Google platform. Further advice will be provided to schools and parents in coming weeks on the exact timing for the delivery of these devices.