News & Events

News and Events

Check out what's happening in forest and wood products and with ForestLearning with the latest news from the industry below.

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FaceTime a Forester links classrooms with the foresters in the forest

10 December 2019
Many thanks to our amazing foresters participating in 2019: Kathryn Cressell, Forico (Left), Clinton Sim, Green Triangle Forest Products (Top Right), Courtney Pink and Noel Bull, SFM Environmental Management (Middle Left), and Alison Read and Adam, South West Fibre and LV Dohnt & Co (Bottom... VIEW

Geography teachers get interactive with forests at conferences

10 December 2019
  Geography teachers from across Australia got hands on with the forestry industry at their annual conferences recently. The Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA) Conference was held on the Gold Coast in October, and the Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria (GTAV) annual c... VIEW

The Story Behind Our Trees conference showcasing forestry in the classroom

10 December 2019
  Teachers from around Tasmania have recently explored ways to bring the forest into their classroom at a conference linking schools with the forestry industry. The Forest Education Foundation conference was held from 31 October - 1 November in Launceston, and hosted 55 delegates and aimed ... VIEW

Teachers’ forest tour takes a fresh look at industry

10 December 2019
  A staff development day has given teachers fresh ideas about making forestry a part of classroom lessons. Parkfield Primary School in Australind, Western Australia, sent 39 teachers on a learning tour of the forestry industry at the start of Term 4 2019. Their visit to a forest plantation... VIEW

Career pathway program for forestry industry launched

10 December 2019
A secondary school training program addressing a skills shortage in the forestry industry has been launched recently in Mount Gambier, South Australia. The Ultimate Renewable ForestLearning Pathway Program gives Year 10 students in the Green Triangle forestry region the chance to gain the skill... VIEW