Educating students

Education programmes


Resources

  • If you have a school visit planned, AHDB have a variety of resources they can send to you, fill out the form to access them, click here.

Farmer Time

Farmer Time is a fortnightly, ten minute Skype or FaceTime call between the farm and the classroom . Giving students the opportunity to ask questions, and see what happens on the other side of the farm gate, reinforcing curricular learning with real life examples in the UK countryside. The Farmer Time initiative encourages classroom learning, engaging children with where their food comes from, promoting health eating, and inspiring the future food production workforce. For further information click here.

The team behind Farmer Time are calling on farmers across the country to sign up now for the initiative. By volunteering some of your time to connect with a UK school you will be contributing to the creation of relevant and engaging learning opportunities based on a real-life context.

Participating in Farmer Time allows you to communicate directly with the next generation of consumers, bridging the gap between your industry and the public. Click here to find out more.


Rural + training modules

  • The Farming Community Network (FCN), National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) and The DPJ Foundation are working together to support young farmers’ mental health and wellbeing through the development of new Rural+ training modules. 
  • The modules are aimed at 10-26 year old YFC members and 16-25 year old agricultural students yet to embark on their first placement or role in the industry.
  • The training will focus on understanding stress and anxiety; managing personal mental wellbeing; how to talk about mental health; seeking support and supporting others.
  • Read the full press release here.
  • For more information about the Rural+ training, please contact help@fcn.org.uk
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