Be a Landscape Architect (BALA) is an initiative of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) for Landscape Architects to engage with school aged students via their teachers/career advisors.
The program aims to build awareness of the profession of landscape architecture and to introduce a career pathway as a Landscape architect via a classroom presentation and in class activity.
• To increase understanding by school age students of the career of Landscape Architect.
• To increase the number of students enrolling in undergraduate pathways for Landscape Architecture.
• To provide information for career pathways to become a Landscape Architect
• To increase collaboration between AILA and accredited universities for student outreach.
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If you would like to arrange a BALA Ambassador to give a presentation in your school, please register your interest.
Sign Up today to become a Be a Landscape Architect Ambassador!
The program will be presented by AILA volunteer members, called BALA Ambassadors, and supported by AILA staff.
All BALA Ambassadors are required to undertake the BALA Induction Process before visiting a school. BALA ambassadors will be provided with a program resources to ensure the school visit is successful. This includes matching with a suitable class and teacher, all presentation templates, lesson plans and other supporting material.
If you are interested in becoming a BALA Ambassador please follow the link below to register for an upcoming induction session.
For more information please get in touch via email - [email protected] and someone will get back to you.
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