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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Students learn about drones in forestry with new primary and secondary resources!

01 November 2022
Cut down your planning time with the complete Drones in Forestry teacher toolkit, available to download for free! The ‘Drones in Forestry’ resource was recently awarded Best national Digital/Online Resource 2022 by the Australian Geography Teacher’s Association. The award was presented in recogn... VIEW

New Year 8 resource to be released in November!

01 November 2022
A new Year 8 Geography Unit 1 curriculum aligned resource is almost completed, ready for classrooms in 2023! Developed in partnership with the Geography Teacher’s Association Victoria, the 8-lesson unit focuses on Australian forest characteristics, dynamics and how forest diversity and distribut... VIEW

ForestLearning Virtual Classrooms with George the Farmer a hit in Australian primary schools this semester!

01 November 2022
ForestLearning, George the Farmer and Kimberlin Education have been busy this semester working with Australian primary schools with the live streaming four virtual classrooms from the forests of Mount Gambier SA with Forester Greg Haggett of OneFortyOne Plantations and Environmental Forester Ke... VIEW

Forestry in action: ForestLearning PL workshop at AGTA conference

01 November 2022
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 wel... VIEW

Gippsland Forestry Hub helps students solve industry problems through a 10-week program

01 November 2022
The Gippsland Forestry Hub (GFH) is proud to partner with Yarram Secondary College for their Broadening Arisings 10-week program. Together with other representatives of local industries, twenty Year 8 students participated in projects that aimed to overcome challenges to the forestry industry by... VIEW