News

NAAE Facebook Page

Visit and like the NAAE Facebook Page for news https://www.facebook.com/NAAEau?ref=hl  

Next State Conferences

NSW State Conference - January 2017 SA State Conference - Mt Gambier, 21-23 May 2015. QLD State Conference - January 2017 VIC State Conference - TBA

Resources for Teachers

Resources are always appreciated. Please contact Kymberley Warren if you have any resources you wish to share.

NAAE Submission to ACARA

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

News and Events

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UPCOMING EVENTS!!

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

2015 ATASA Conference 21- 23 May, Mt Gambier, SA

2015 Agricultural Teachers Association of South Australia State Conference has started today in Mt Gambier. Delegates have come from all across the state and the country to partcipate in a two and half day conference. Program details are here. Also follow updates via our Facebook page and Twitter #atasa15.

 

Other Professional Development Opportunities for 2015-2016

If you have any professional development opportunities you would like to be mentioned on here, please contact NAAE via naaeexecutive@gmail.com 

  • 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

  • 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

 

PAST EVENTS:

  • 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).

Presidents Report

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)