Home Economics Institute of Australia Inc.

Your Chance To Win!

Registrations 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. In 2018 students are invited to design an innovative, creative and multi-functional outfit, containing 
a minimum 80% Merino wool. Students are advised to think outside the box by injecting new concepts and imaginative 
uses into their designs, such as transforming a skirt into handbag or sweater into skirt. The outfits must contain a minimum 
of one piece  with a maximum of four pieces. 

While students do not have to make their designs, they must illustrate and carefully describe the textiles  used in their work.
First launched in 2012, Wool4School has involved more than 65,000 students nationwide, not only learning  the fundamentals 
of fashion design but also exploring the benefits and versatility of wool and the fabric it creates. The 2017 competition 
expanded  to include Year 12 students, making the competition available to high school students from years 7 to 12 

Full details, resources and lesson plans can be found  on www.wool4school.com , along with details of the amazing prizes on 
offer for students and teachers.

Past Winners

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