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New NAAE Executive!!
Thank you to the outgoing NAAE Executive. Andrew Cosby (President), Graeme Harris (Vice President), Carl Chirgwin (Secretary), Mick Melino (Treasurer) and Kymberley Warren (Publicity). We thank them for their excellent committment to NAAE over the last two or more years.
It is with pleasure that we introduce the new NAAE Executive for the 2016-2018 term.
PRESIDENT - Alysia Kepert
VICE PRESIDENT - John Lehman
SECRETARY - Nicolet Westerhof
TREASURER - Kristina Hotson
PUBLICITY - Hayward Paynter
Any correspondence should be forwarded to the NAAE Executive via firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 NAAE National Conference 10 - 15 January, Western Australia
Congratulations to the organising committee and a very big thank you to our sponsor PIEFA and our supporting institutions! The 19th Biennial Conference was a wonderful success!! We hope that all participants had a fantastic week. If you'd like to be reminded what you got up to - there are a number of photos and insights on our Facebook page and you can still click on the program below. Watch this space for more!!
2018 NAAE National Conference
The 2018 NAAE National Conference is to be held in Tasmania! So watch this space for all the exciting details as they come to hand.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES/TEACHING POSITIONS - 2016
Central Queensland - Various Roles - click here for information. Contact Allison Chamberlain for further information Allison.Chamberlain@dete.qld.gov.au
Curriculum Resources and Links
Agriculture in Education Units http://www.piefa.edu.au/units/index.html
Australian Pork Ltd have developed two new resources for schools : a schools visits kit for teachers (all year levels) and a Years 9/10 resource titled ‘Producing and Marketing Australian Pork’. Please contact Ashley Norval to request a copy. Her email address is Ashley.Norval@australianpork.com.au.
Other Professional Development Opportunities for 2016
If you have any professional development opportunities you would like to be mentioned on here, please contact NAAE via email@example.com
2016 PIEFA Conference - 'We love food and fibre' - 2-3 May 2016, Canberra - further details can be found at www.piefa.edu.au
- 2016 Ag Vision @ Junee High School - dates to be confirmed
Student Opportunities for 2016
Student Scholarships http://www.careerharvest.com.au/category/scholarships/
RURAL BIZ ONLINE AG CAREERS EXPO - TUESDAY 4th AUGUST at 10:30 AEST please go to http://www.ruralbiztraining.com.au/ag-careers to register your interest.
Other News and Information
Cool Food and Fibre Connections - information and curriculum links - read here
AUDIO - ABC Rural, 16 Jan 2014 - University Agriculture Courses in Demand
Rural Skills Australia - RURAL CAREERS GUIDE released April 2014 www.ruralskills.com.au
Career Harvest Website
2015 ATASA Curriculum Focus Day, 27 November 2015, Urrbrae Ag High School
2015 ATASA State Conference, 21-23 May, Mt Gambier, SA
2015 National Merino Challenge - ADELAIDE, Sat 9 & Sun 10 May 2015 http://www.awinmc.com.au/
2015 International Rural Women's Conference - Adelaide Showgrounds, March 23 & 24 www.internationalruralwomensconeference.com
2015 NSWAAT Conference, 11 - 15 January, Ballina, NSW
2015 AgForce Queensland and QATA Queensland Agricultural Educators Conference, 14-16 January, Rockhampton QLD.
2014 Ag Vision - Junee High School - Wednesday 3 September.
2014 Moo Baa Munch - 23 - 25 October, Downlands College, Toowoomba
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 2014
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).
See Resources Page for Conference Resources
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)