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From Forest to Product with Huonville Primary

Wood is all around us! Take a look around you and you will see wood plays a large part in our daily lives. Huonville Primary spent two days with the Forest Education Foundation exploring the importance of forests and learning about the cycle of planting, growing and...

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Design and Technology Resource Development

The project is underway! In conjunction with the UTAS School of Architecture and Design - Learning by Making students the FEF is developing an exciting new kit resource that connects to the Design and Technology Curriculum. Providing students the opportunity to...

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Trees on Farms at The NAAE Conference 2018

Have you ever thought about the purpose of trees on farm? This week the Forest Education Foundation explored the benefits of trees on farms and Agroforestry at the NAAE 2018 conference #NAAE2018.  The Forest Education Foundation had the opportunity to implement...

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New Resources Coming Soon!

The FEF is excited to announce the development of new resources that will be available next year.  The resources will include video footage, interviews, hands on packs, and hotspot interactives and will be aimed at supporting our programs across Kindergarten to year...

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Work Exposure Opportunity with Queechy High School

Queechy High School students had the opportunity to build a picture of fibre technologies, land management, production and design participating in our pilot program -Workplace Exposure Opportunity. Developed as a collaboration between the Beacon Foundation, University...

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Exploring Career Pathways with Yolla District High

    The Forest Education Foundation recently delivered a unique field experience exposing Yolla Disit High School Year 9/10 students to their local forest and the role of Forico as an integrated timber plantation, forest management and forest products export business,...

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Treehouse Challenge

The FEF are partnering with Expedition Class on the Treehouse Challenge adventure! The Treehouse Challenge will follow Andrew’s adventure as he climbs and sets up a tree house high in the forest canopy. Andrew will be making his home in the three main forest types,...

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New programs – find out more!

The Forest Education Foundation have recently developed a new program to support the Geography Curriculum for secondary classes. To find out more about our Year 10 Geography program click here We are also extending opportunities for schools to participate in field...

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Bus Subsidy

FEF are offering a transport subsidy to support schools in meeting the cost of class excursions.  Those schools who need to hire external bus companies to attend FEF programs, including visits to the National Forest Learning Centre and field trips, are eligible to...

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A Day in the Forest

Come and make the most of an opportunity to explore what it is like to be a Tour Guide in the beautiful Huon Valley! In a free event funded by the Community Enterprise Foundation and in conjunction with TasTAFE, the FEF are running a two-day program exploring the...

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