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The Education Shop Experts in the moving image

Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) is an independent, not-for-profit, teacher-focussed association that has been promoting the study of media and screen literacy and the use of audiovisual material in the classroom since 1968.

The Education Shop
By Teachers For Teachers

Carefully curated to bring you the best free and paid education resources – specifically targeted to Australian students and the Australian curriculum.

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Study Guides

Our vast list of free and paid film and television study guides, covering most Australian productions, are designed to help speed up your research process.

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Screen Education Magazine

Firmly grounded in theory and practice, Screen Education helps you bring the diversity and complex character of the moving image to the classroom.

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Metro Magazine

Thought-provoking and informative, Metro covers film, television, radio, animation, games and new media from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region.

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Free Screenings For Teachers

Join the 48,000 teachers each year who get invited to attend free, special education screenings of first release films. Sign up to our education mailing list and be the first to know.

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The Atom Awards

The long-running ATOM Awards bring Australian and NZ screen industry professionals and students together. Highly regarded by the industry, cherished by students and teachers, the ATOM Awards recognise talent whatever the age.

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The 1-minute Film Competition

A short film competition for primary and secondary students, the 1-Minute Film Competition is an opportunity for Australian and NZ students to tell unique stories, show off their creativity, and win fantastic prizes.

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The Atom Photo Comp

ATOM organises an annual photography competition. The ATOM Photo Comp is an opportunity for Australians and New Zealanders to submit photos on a theme and win great prizes in the process.

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Personal Development

Our professional development events are run by expert teachers and film, television and digital media industry professionals. Attendees gain the latest skills to take back to the classroom.

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