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 health and industry. HEIA cooperates and affiliates with bodies at a state, national and international level concerned with the education of, and advocacy for, families and households in everyday living. HEIA promotes public recognition of the role of home economists, sets professional standards for the practice of home economics and promotes the professional standing of home economists.
You can view a recording of the Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge presentation and find out how to access the design brief and the range of resources available to use with your students.
You can also view a recording of the Wool4School Design Competition presentation to find out how to get started, what resources are available including links to fabulous video clips, and an overview of the four lesson plan with direct links to the Australian Curriculum.
HEIA is delighted to announce that it has partnered with the National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI) to enable HEIA members registering for the HEIA 2017 national conference in January 2017 to be awarded a full scholarship to the Women’s Advanced Leadership Program, valued at $5890. Applications close 16 December 2016.