Woolwise is a repository of a range of educational resources, including:
These materials, developed through the educational program implemented by the CRC for Premium Quality Wool, consist of powerpoint presentations used in the distance learning courses delivered during the operation of the CRC by the core-party tertiary institutions. Each presentation includes brief notes to describe the contents of each slide. The areas covered include:
These materials, developed by the Sheep Industry CRC, include:
This resource is a set of comprehensive lecture notes for courses delivered by the University of New England under licence from AWET. References, activities, assignments and multimedia presentations are also included for a significant number of the available topics. Specific restrictions apply to the use of the materials. The materials cover:
This resource is designed to be used by teachers and project officers for both planning new activities and using these classroom activities in their schools.
This resource has been developed to assist wool and sheep growers to monitor and manage worm populations of your sheep flock to improve production levels.
This resource has been developed to allow vocational and education trainers (primarily in the TAFE, Agricultural College and School systems) to deliver up to date knowledge and skills in the area of Merino breeding to their students.
This resource was developed to be used by Secondary Teachers and Careers Advisors to place information about careers in the Sheep and Wool Industry before students interested in developing a career in the industry. As well as providing information the resource also provides activities to be undertaken by the students so that they can learn more about the careers available.
AWET provides funds to institutions and individuals for specified educational projects. Where appropriate the output from these projects can be downloaded directly from the site.
These materials has been reproduced and communicated by or on behalf of the Australian Wool Education Trust pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (the Act). The materials on Woolwise may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you, other than specified in the relevant documentation, may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act.
There are two on-line repositories of scientific and other technical papers focused on wool and sheep:
Australian Wool Innovation has created additional on-line learning services:
The Australian Wool Testing Authority is the largest wool testing company in the world.