Events

There are many events throughout the year, make sure to bookmark this page to keep up to date!

HASS SA

Start date
24Feb2018
End date
24Feb2018
Location
University of SA Magill


 
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HASS FOR A FAIRER AND HEALTHIER PLANET

Primary School Preview Day

Start date
22Mar2018
End date
22Mar2018
Location
RAS

Sydney
NSW 
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The Royal Agricultural Society is extending an exclusive invitation to students in Years 4, 5 and 6 to learn about how food and fibre is produced in Australia by Australian Farmers.
FUN, EASY and INTERACTIVE workshops that are linked to syllabus outcomes. WATCH the fun we had in 2017!
For each student that attends Primary Preview Day, they will receive ONE FREE Show ticket to return with their family, making this a great value excursion!
$15 per student

SEAACT

Start date
24Mar2018
End date
24Mar2018
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Canberra
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The Science Educators Association of the ACT

Twilight Teacher Networking evening

Start date
29Mar2018
End date
29Mar2018
Location
RAS

Sydney
NSW 
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The RAS of NSW Education team will be hosting an exclusive Twilight Teacher Networking evening at the 2018 Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Teachers engaging with the RAS Education Team will be invited to attend a networking evening and to participate in a discussion of agriculture and sustainability into the classroom.
For more information email us at education@rasnsw.com.au

GTA NSW Annual Conference

Start date
9Apr2018
End date
10Apr2018
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Theme: My challenging Geography classroom
Focus: The demands facing Geography teachers to meet syllabus and education requirements while creating stimulating and challenging learning environments for students that promote engagement with the world and a passion for Geography.

SASTA Annual Conference

Start date
16Apr2018
End date
17Apr2018
Location
Adelaide High School

Adelaide
SA 
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Adelaide High School | 16-17 April 2018
Theme: Spotlight on the Science in STEM
SHARE your good ideas … submit a workshop proposal for the conference! The Conference will address a range of the content and pedagogies of the Australian Curriculum: Science, however it will also incorporate the theme ‘Spotlight on the Science in STEM’. Session attendees should be actively involved in the learning through a practical and investigative approach. Sessions that link to real world examples of contemporary science in STEM are encouraged.

Food & Fibre - the original STEM

Start date
29Apr2018
End date
1May2018
Location
Realm Hotel

Canberra
ACT 
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Ben Stockwin 
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‘Food Fibre - the original STEM’
The teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) is the focus of educational policy at present and seen as the key to Australia s future economic prosperity. The Conference will include stand out national and international keynote speakers, workshops, lightning presentations, a trade area and networking events. These all combine to provide delegates with a deep understanding of what’s working and why, as well as a large dose of inspiration and networking.

National Merino Challenge

Start date
19May2018
End date
20May2018
Location
Adelaide Showgrounds


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2018 NMC- Adelaide | Saturday, 19 & Sunday, 20 May

The NMC is an Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) initiative designed to allow young people to engage with the Merino industry by developing their knowledge, skills and networks, and involves presentations and demonstrations from industry professionals. Students participate in seven ‘mini-challenges’ over two days, testing their knowledge of Merino fleece, production, breeding and selection.

The Challenge has two sections – late secondary and tertiary – and is open to years 11 and 12 and tertiary students, Australia-wide. The tertiary sector includes university students and those studying through TAFE or another RTO.

Inaugural Agricultural Education Symposium

Start date
21Jun2018
End date
22Jun2018
Location
Waite Campus, The University of Adelaide

Adelaide
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Agricultural Education Symposium: Growing the Future
Themes Papers and poster sessions will be aligned to the themes listed below:
Developing curriculum for teaching precision agriculture (and big data management on farm).
Work integrated learning Inquiry-oriented approaches for interdisciplinary learning
Achieving graduate outcomes using blended and online learning in agriculture and related disciplines
Co-creation of assessment and curriculum with agriculture students and industry
Any other agricultural education matters

The Symposium will also have a panel discussion with students and industry to explore what agricultural education should look like in the future. The Tertiary Agricultural Educator of the Year 2018 will be presented at the Symposium Dinner.