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Next State Conferences

NSW State Conference - January 2015. SA State Conference - May 2015. QLD State Conference - TBA VIC State Conference - TBA

Resources for Teachers

Resources collated from the National Conference will be available soon. If you have any other resources to share. Please contact the executive.

NAAE Submission to ACARA

Submission to the Australian Curriculum, Assessment & Reporting Authority (ACARA)      

News and Events

2014 National School Wine Competition - entries close 23 May 2014

http://www.adelaideshowground.com.au/the-society/wine-show/national-school-wine-competition.jsp

 

LambEx Conference - July 9-11, 2014

Allan Piggott has provided ATASA with details on a special offer for students and teachers. Students $100 per student/per day, Teachers $200 per teacher/per day (excl breakfast and gala dinner). For further details at www.lambex.com.au

There are also opportunities for students to be involved in the Young Guns Competition - please see the website for further details.

 

Interesting Links & Information:

AUDIO - ABC Rural, 16 Jan 2014 -  University Agriculture Courses in Demand

Rural Skills Australia - RURAL CAREERS GUIDE released April 2014 www.ruralskills.com.au

PIEF (Primary Industries Education Foundation) LATEST NEWSLETTER here

Career Harvest Website

2014 NAAE National Conference - 12 - 16th January, Telford College, Balclutha, NZ

A wonderful four days of professional learning, development of skills and building relationships between the states and our NZ friends. A very big thank you to Andrew Thompson and the team at Telford College for hosting the delegates and providing them with a varied number of learning opportunities and showing off the beautiful surrounds of Otago and Southland.

Conference highlights - Remote Teaching and Learning, Tours to Fonterra, Finegand Freeze Works and Mosgiel Wool Store and Milton Wool Mill, All the Guest Speakers, Practical Olympics - Sheep Shearing, Quad Bike Riding, Tractor Driving, Dairy Cattle Assessment, Horse Riding, Fencing, Chainsaw and Horticultural Activities. And of course, the beautiful conference dinner at River Ridge Retreat.

To learn more about Telford College and Lincoln University - click  here

 

NAAE BGM - 16 January

Elected Executive Committee (from L to R): Carl Chirgwin (NSW, Secretary), Graeme Harris (NSW, Vice President), Andrew Cosby (VIC, President), Mick Melino (NSW, Treasurer) and Kymberley Warren (SA, Publications and Communications Officer).

Presidents Report

See Resources Page for Conference Resources

 

2014: Professional Development and Events

University of New England

Agriculture and Environmental Science Teachers Professional Development Conference

Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th June, 2014.

Free Event with Travel Subsidies.

Please contact Amy Cosby at acosby2@une.edu.au

 

University of New England: Agrifoods Expo and Future Farmers Dinner

Friday 1 August 2014

For students Year 9-12 (to be supervised by teacher/parent).

For further details - contact Amy Cosby at acosby2@une.edu.au

 

Generation 2050

Opportunity for students in Year 10, 11 & 12 - 4 day camp at University of New England - Sunday 7 to Wednesday 10 December, 2014.

see www.generation2050.com.au for further details.

 

Other News

NAAE Members attend PIEF Conference, Canberra 5-6 June 2013.

From L to R: Carl Chirgwin (NSW), Kymberley Warren (SA), Dr Cameron Archer (PIEF), Andrew Cosby (President NAAE) and Michael Killer (QLD)