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20th Annual Victorian Agriculture and Horticultural Educators Conference @ Agriculture / Horticulture Trade Training Centre, Bendigo.


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2019 VAAHE Conference

The VAAHE Organising Committee have great pleasure in inviting you to participate in a two day conference to be held at the University of Melbourne’s Institute of Food and Land Resources, Dookie College Campus on Thursday March 14th and Friday March 15th, 2019.

 

This is a unique opportunity to gain new and relevant information, discuss issues and share ideas with the added bonus of interacting socially with your peers.

 

This will be an ideal opportunity to network with other VCE Agriculture and Horticulture teachers to unpack the new study design and develop new assessment tasks.

The goals of the conference are: • To facilitate professional development • To provide opportunities for discussion of the VCE Agricultural and Horticultural Studies Course, in particular, the new study design commencing in 2020 • To provide up-to-date information • To provide resources that can be readily incorporated into classroom teaching • To establish goals that will secure the future of agricultural and horticultural education in schools and colleges Some of the Proposed Activities: (Note program subject to change) • Speakers covering topics including biosecurity, viticulture, sensor technology and future farming • Looking at SACs related to the new 2020 Study Design in Agriculture and Horticulture • Site visits including a technologically advanced hydroponics facility • Incorporating Agriculture and Horticulture in a Junior Program • The teaching of Certificate II in Agriculture • Discussion of 2018 Agricultural and Horticultural Studies Exam • Dinner on Thursday night with a Guest Speaker • An AWI National Merino Challenge (NMC) Train the Trainer Workshop on Saturday following the Conference for those interested in learning more about the NMC, sheep and wool 

 
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Committee members

Andrew Cosby

VAAHE President
Teacher - Elisabeth Murdoch Secondary College
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Tim Thompson

VAAHE Vice President
Teacher - Mount Lilydale Mercy College
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Julie Pilgrim-Cayzer
VAAHE Treasurer
Science and Agriculture Teacher
Drouin Secondary College

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Shona Janky
VAAHE secretary
AgHort Teacher - Woodleigh School
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mob: 0400 597 820

 


 

 

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