Tocal College’s Farm Learning Centre on show

Tocal College has established a learning centre to support high school students studying agriculture, science and geography. The new centre sits on the Tocal dairy farm, so students can connect and understand a modern commercial dairy farm currently producing 2.6 million litres of milk a year. The College is operated by the NSW Department of […]

Agriculture Adventures: RAS Farm Days 2023!

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW’s Farm Days at Sydney Showground is the place to be! This week, amongst other food and fibre exhibitors, PIEFA and Australian Good Meat are set-up to welcome young learners from primary and early high school. What’s on the agenda at the PIEFA | Australian Good Meat exhibition? Students get […]

New Australian Good Meat classroom resources for Foundation to Year 10

Get your free Australian Good Meat classroom pack PIEFA and Meat and Livestock Australia are excited to announce the release of a new set of classroom resources for students and teachers in primary and high school. This suite of resources, which are curriculum-aligned (Australian curriculum 9.0) and classroom-ready, use the most current Australian red meat industry information and include: […]

Integrating Food and Fibre Education Across Subject Areas

Integrating Food and Fibre Education Across Subject Areas: A Sustainable Approach to Learning. Today’s classrooms are dynamic environments where students are cultivating skills for their future. At PIEFA, we know that if our mission to enhance young Australians’ knowledge and understanding of primary industries is to be achieved, food and fibre programs and resources must […]

National Ag Education Strategy Working Group Gets Underway

A Working Group, initiated by a National Agricultural Education Forum, has been appointed and is now underway. Its aim is to prepare a strategy to boost food and fibre education at a national level, in schools across Australia. “We had an outstanding response to the Expression of Interest with many talented, committed and well-connected people […]

Harnessing Innovation: Empowering Future Primary Industries during Science Week 2023

Mark your calendars, educators: Science Week is scheduled to take place from 12th to 20th August! The theme for 2023, “Innovation: Powering Future Industries,” underlines the essential role of technology in today’s rapidly evolving food and fibre industries, and PIEFA are hosting a range of nationwide activities to enhance student understanding. We invite classrooms across […]

PIEFA Conference 2023

PIEFA Conference 2023 brings cream of the crop to Canberra | May 8, 2023 After a 5-year hiatus due to COVID-19, and with unprecedented support from an outstanding group of sponsors, PIEFA Conference returned to Canberra on May 1 and 2 bigger and better than ever before.​More than 200 delegates attended the 2-day conference, including […]

Tocal College | Foundation Day 2022

On Friday, November 4, 2022, Tocal College held its Foundation Day to commemorate the establishment of the College and celebrate the projects and achievements of the College. As part of the day’s presentations, PIEFA’s Chair, Dr. Cameron Archer, provided a detailed understanding of the history of the College and the historic buildings. PIEFA CEO, Luciano Mesiti, attended […]