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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Five tech tools to engage students in and out of the classroom

01 November 2022
ForestLearning does a roundup of five useful online tools to teach students about our planet. In no particular order, we explore how you can get the most out of technology in your next lesson. 1 ForestVR™ app Coming in at number one is the AGTA Award Winner for Best Reference Resource 2022 – ... VIEW

Explore the lifecycle analysis of wood, and using wood as a material at the DATTA Victoria conference

01 November 2022
Catch ForestLearning at the upcoming DATTA Victoria Designing the Future conference on 9 December at Banyule Nillumbik Tech School. Come along to visit us as we launch a range of primary and secondary teaching and learning resources and host an informational workshop. Along with other guests fr... VIEW

Celebrate national outdoor classroom day November 3 with these fun activities

01 November 2022
The classroom is anywhere you make it on National Outdoor Classroom day on 3 November! Below ForestLearning has compiled a swag of resources that are free to download and use to engage students of all ages in the natural world. Primary school resources The George the Farmer Educators Toolkit h... VIEW

ForestLearning wins in multiple categories at Australian Geography Teachers Association Awards

05 October 2022
Image Right: AGTA Awards Night - 29 September 2022. A time to celebrate! ForestLearning Program Manager, Beth Welden (Right) with Veronica Tyquin (left) accepting three awards.   Forest and Wood Products Australia’s education program ForestLearning has been recognis... VIEW

ForestVR Teacher Testimonials

31 August 2022
ForestVR – reasons for impact and significance: Feedback on resources teachers look for to teach about forestry and wood products in geography Many, YouTube clips, Forest learning material Videos are always good, students will prefer to watch a video than listen to their teacher typically ... VIEW