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Free careers CPD at Berkshire College of Agriculture
Friday, 03 February 2017 09:20

FACE200lowYou are invited to spend an informative day at BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) to learn about the skills needed to siupport the landbased sector.

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FACE's National Education Officer receives MBE
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 12:51

Janet MBEOn Friday 27 January Janet Hickinbottom, who has been FACE's National Education Officer since 2001, received her MBE from HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.

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Free careers CPD at Plumpton College
Thursday, 19 January 2017 11:45

FACE200lowA free careers CPD session is available at Plumpton College on April 27th for careers advisers and secondary teachers.

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Making the most of farm visits and your local countryside
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 09:58

FACE200lowAn opportunity for teachers and farmers in the Hampshire area to enjoy the facilities at Sparsholt Agricultural College as they discover how education and the working countryside can work together to inspire and engage the younger generation.

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Winter activities e-booklet
Thursday, 24 November 2016 14:24

Winter activities coverA variety of activity ideas to try out in the winter months, encouraging children to engage with the outdoors and to learn more about food, farming and the countryside during the winter.

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Warriner School Farm job vacancies
Friday, 11 November 2016 16:44

Jobs have become available at Warriner School Farm.

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Farming and Countryside Education Annual Review 2015/2016
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 09:36

cover 2Farming and Countryside Education's Annual Review 2015/2016 is now available for download.

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Farmers/farm educators - are you looking for training?
Monday, 23 January 2017 11:52

ACCESS TO FARMS A1If you are involved in hosting visits for either educational or therapeutic reasons - or if you are just thinking about embarking on work of this kind, we might be able to help you with CEVAS (Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme) training.

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FACE wins support from quinoa farmers
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 10:09

Bath Farm Girls logo rgb webBath Farm Girls produce quinoa on the family farm in Somerset and are making a generous contribution to FACE.

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Handling controversial issues - migrant workers
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 09:37

Migrant workersA new title has been published in FACE's "Handling controversial issues" series: Migrant Workers.

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What's on our plate and where it comes from... "the chicken and the egg": New Research from Countryside Classroom.
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 15:27

Countryside Classroom logoWhen Countryside Classroom launched a little over a year ago the mission was simple: To help teachers to educate their pupils about food, farming and the natural environment in a fun and creative way whilst making the search for relevant and up to date resources as easy as possible, whilst being free at point of access.

Over 31,000 people use the Countryside Classroom site and over 200 contributors have joined to share resources, activities and advice. The team at FACE, the lead partner, recently commissioned research with 500 non-users of the resource to find out what they teach and what would make them more likely to engage.

The main objectives of this research were to:

· Identify how aware teachers are of the benefits of learning about food, farming and the natural environment, by exploring the perceived importance of educating children in these areas.

· Explore how motivated teachers are to incorporate food, farming and the natural environment into their regular teaching practice.

· Understand how able teachers are to incorporate food, farming and the natural environment into their teaching practice.

Full press release is available here

 
Trustee David crosses the line for FACE
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 09:47

Finished 2A huge THANK YOU to David Canty, (104 in the photo) one of FACE's trustees, for raising money for us by running a half marathon.

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Food, Farming & the Outdoors: training session for teachers
Thursday, 20 October 2016 10:36

FACE200low FACE is committed to training more teachers to include food, farming and countryside topics into their teaching.

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