Australian Capital Territory – BEACT

Business Educators ACT provides teachers of accounting, business, civics and citizenship, economics, financial literacy, global studies, legal studies, and political studies with a range of professional learning and networking opportunities that aim to help them be effective teachers for their students.

BEACT’s activities include:

  • providing support and assistance in developing resources for teaching and learning
  • promoting commerce and civics/legal education to relevant organisations, students and families
  • publishing and distributing materials of educational significance
  • designing and facilitating a range of professional learning and networking opportunities
  • brokering learning partnerships between industry, academia, government, schools, teachers and training organisations for the benefit of students
  • representing ACT commerce and civics/legal educators on national bodies such as Business Educators Australasia
  • providing advice to relevant education bodies and organisations about commerce and civics/legal education.

Membership Fees

$60 per school/college
$20 individual

BEACT Executive

President & BEA Councillor

Shaun Haidon
School Improvement Branch, ACT Education Directorate

Vice President

Luke Broadhurst
Gungahlin College


Lindy Braithwaite
Radford College


Daniel Gordon
University of Canberra, Lake Ginninderra College

PYOE Coordinator

Bill Byrnes
Gungahlin College

General Member

Lindsay Reid
Daramalan College

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