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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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Forestry in action: ForestLearning PL workshop at AGTA conference

03 November 2023

ForestLearning attended the Australian Geography Teacher’s Association (AGTA) 2022 conference in Hobart this September, running a workshop for educators and a trade stand for attendees to learn more about forestry in education – as well as try out some of our ForestVR™ headsets! The...

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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 recognised for its...

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New George the Farmer in the classroom videos

18 August 2022

Three new George the Farmer ‘In the Classroom’ clips are now available to watch in your classrooms.  The videos feature Simone, Ben and our friend and ABC TV star George the Farmer as they explore Australia’s forests, where wood and paper come from, as well as demonstrate hands on...

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Students journey from seed to shelter

18 August 2022

  ForestLearning hosted 21 students and two teachers on a Seed to Shelter school tour of HQ Plantations and AKD mill on the southern Sunshine Coast on Tuesday 2 August 2022. Students studying materials lifecycles of wood, as well as agricultural methodologies and sustainability, were taken...

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New opportunities for geography teachers to transport Year 10 students into the forest

30 May 2022

A new suite of teaching resources, designed by Geography teachers for Geography teachers, is helping to educate Year 10 students about Australia’s special forest landscapes, environmental change, and the use of geospatial technology in supporting sustainable forest management practices. The...

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