The Home Economics Institute of Australia Inc. (HEIA) is the peak professional body for home economics professionals in Australia. HEIA provides a national focus for home economics and home economists working in education, community
Two free webinars for HEIA members in May
Webinar1: on Tuesday 2 May
Katrina Wheaton-Penniall will provide an overview of the exciting Wool4School design competition, and provide an insight into how to implement it into the classroom easily.
Webinar 2: on Monday 15 May
The HEIA and McCormick Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge is a real-life design challenge that addresses the Home Economics curriculum. This year, we are offering another free webinar to provide some additional hints and tips for a successful submission.
Find out more about each webinar and how to register.
McCormick/HEIA 2017 Recipe Challenge
Now in its fifth year, the McCormick/ HEIA Student Recipe Challenge provides an opportunity for Year 9 and Year 10 home economics students in Australian schools to explore Mccormick’s culinary trends and develop a series of recipes based around the 2017 trend-setting themes.Find out who won in 2017 - National and State Winners
Wool4School student competitionRegistrations are now open for Wool4School 2018 with amazing opportunities and prize-money for both teachers and students to win.
All teachers who register their class will receive a free resource pack for the classroom filled with fabric and yarn samples, technical information to learn about wool and other helpful resources to help your students. Teachers also have the chance to go in the running to win $1000, a Bernina sewing machine and a workshop for your students with a professional wool expert.
Lesson plans are also available online, aligned to the national curriculum, to help easily implement Wool4School into your classroom.