National People Development: Membership of PIEFA to support and encourage the teaching and learning in Australian schools of information related to the Australian Fishing Industry
Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)
Communities, Environment, People
1. (a) provide national leadership and coordination of initiatives to encourage Primary Industries education in Schools through a partnership between industry, government and educators;(b) commission, co-ordinate, facilitate and manage national projects to encourage Primary Industries education in Schools;(c) provide a source of credible, objective and educational resources for Schools to maintain and improve community confidence in Australia’s Primary Industries;(d) communicate Primary Industries research and development outcomes in a format accessible for Schools and encourage interest within Schools in Primary Industries related careers; and(e) operate and administer a scholarship fund for the provision of scholarships, bursaries and prizes to encourage and further primary industries education.
2. Develop, promote and extend specific resources for the Australian Fishing industry with a focus upon sustainability, science and innovative practices.