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NSW State Conference - January 2017 SA State Conference - Mt Gambier, 21-23 May 2015. QLD State Conference - January 2017 VIC State Conference - TBA
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2016 NAAE Conference 10 - 15 January, Western Australia - Registrations are OPEN!!
The conference will incorporate a tour, beginning in Perth and finishing on the South coast at Denmark, staying at two campuses of the WA Colleges of Agriculture. At the conclusion of the conference, participants can choose to begin their own south-west tour, or travel back to Perth. Conference organisers are happy to provide advice on suitable places to visit.
Please see the conference landing page for details of the conference here
Sponsorship opportunity for the National Association of Agricultural Educators biennial conference in January 2016
If you are interested in sponsoring the National Conference in any way, please click here. Sponsoring at the National Association of Agricultural Educators, National Conference it is an excellent opportunity to become involved or network throughout the education sector across Australia.
Curriculum Resources and Links
Agriculture in Education Units http://www.piefa.edu.au/units/index.html
Seed to Store Video Clip Competition - Entries Close 21 August 2015
Seed to Store - The Story of the Grain - open to All Australians running along side the Royal Adelaide Show Prize Schedule. Supported by the GRDC and SAGIT (SA Grains Industry Trust). Entrants are asked to create a short 1 minute YouTube video looking at the journey of grains, legumes, oilseeds and pulses from paddock to plate. There is a $1000 prizemoney for Schools and $1000 for Communities. For further details, see the entry form here
Other Professional Development Opportunities for 2015-2016
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.
If you have any professional development opportunities you would like to be mentioned on here, please contact NAAE via firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 PIEFA Conference - 'We love food and fibre' - 2-3 May 2016, Canberra - further details can be found at www.piefa.edu.au
Student Opportunities for 2015
Student Scholarships http://www.careerharvest.com.au/category/scholarships/
2015 Hermitage Research Facility Schools Plant Science Competition - click here for details. Entries open 27 Jan 2015.
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 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)