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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Bioenergy – a comic introduction for students

24 March 2017
  We hope you enjoy this graphic novel from the Supergen Bioenergy Hub in the UK.  We have provided an example of the type of activities that can be undertaken in relation to this novel.  It is a perfect document for teens. Click here to download a copy of the comic.   T... VIEW

Prime Minister's Prizes for Science Teachers Open NOW

23 March 2017
The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are Australia's most prestigious and highly regarded awards for (amongst others) excellence in science teaching. The prizes recognise the achievements and success of Australian scientists and innovators to both Australia and internationally, as well as t... VIEW

Forestry Excursion a Huge Hit with Teachers at AgForce 2017

23 March 2017
2017 started early for those of us associated with ForestLearning.  Over three days in early January, we were herded into a conference centre in Brisbane to hear all the latest about agriculture teaching – along with over 200 ag teachers from all over Australia. On the Monday Tania Crosbie ... VIEW

Teaching Case Studies Needed

23 March 2017
ForestLearning would like to identify teachers who are striving for excellence in their field.  We would love to feature teachers who are teaching their children about trees, forests, carbon storage, products, materials or nature, in our newsletter, website and Facebook.  The subjects d... VIEW

Inspirational Women in Science and Forestry Series

21 March 2017
Celebrating International Day of the Forests this year will be the inspirational Rhianna Robinson, who is making her way in science and forestry. Rhianna is a Research Technician in the Timber Mechanical Properties testing lab at the Salisbury Research Facility in Brisbane. We asked Rhianna a n... VIEW