New resource raises awareness of sheep worrying
Friday, 23 June 2017 15:18

Take the Lead logoTake the Lead (produced by FACE with Farmers Guardian and the National Sheep Association) tackles the disturbing issue of sheep worrying.

News from CLOtC
Thursday, 01 June 2017 11:15

1015The CLOtC Conference 2017 will take place on Thursday 16th November at Ingestre Hall Residental Arts Centre, Stafford.

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom annual conference is an opportunity to keep up-to-date with the learning outside the classroom sector (LOtC), and network with others. Speakers will reflect on topics relevant to LOtC, and share experience of implementing high quality LOtC provision whilst a series of practical and informative workshops will allow you to find out more about specific aspects of LOtC.

Find out more about the conference at http://www.lotc.org.uk/news-and-events/clotc-events-training/clotc-conference/

Earlybird discount
Book before Friday 21st July 2017 to access the earlybird discount rate of only £160, or £115 for members of CLOtC.

Book now at https://bookwhen.com/clotcevents

In addition, CLOtC offers a programme of CPD opportunities.

Whether you are a provider of learning outside the classroom (LOtC), or looking for support and information to help you develop learning outside the classroom provision at your school or setting, the Council for learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) has a range of courses to help you to think about LOtC practice and ensure it has the most benefit for pupil and school development.

Courses include Fundraising for LOTC and Building Great Relationships with Schools.

Download the2017-18 programme of workshops

FACE and LEAF in talks to merge
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:03

FACE200lowA proposed merger between FACE (Farming & Countryside Education) and LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has been announced today.

Charitable Activities Co-ordinator
Monday, 27 March 2017 08:52

YorksAgSocThe Yorkshire Agricultural Society is seeking a Charitable Activities Co-ordinator to help deliver a range of exciting projects and interactive events, at the Great Yorkshire Show and throughout the rest of the year..

Food Waste - new resource
Friday, 17 March 2017 09:26

Food WasteA further title in FACE'S "Handling controversial issues" series, Food Waste provides classroom activities and information from a variety of differing viewpoints.

FACE receives donation from WFU
Friday, 10 March 2017 11:04

2017 3 8 WFU cheque handoverFarming & Countryside Education was one of the organisations presented with a donation from the Women's Food & Farming Union.

Friday, 24 February 2017 13:40

PancakesAs Shrove Tuesday is upon us, FACE has produced a title in its Exploring series for pupils to carry out their own guided research into pancakes.

Making the most of farm visits and your local countryside
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 15:33

FACE200lowAn opportunity for teachers and farmers to benjoy the excellent facilities at Sparsholt Agricultural College.

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.

Growing Confident Parents - Teacher Training Event
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 13:58

CT landscape strap logo rgb 1If you are a primary teacher in East Anglia (or can share with someone who is), please sign up to The Country Trust's inspiring event.

FACE Farm Education Conference
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 09:38

FACE200lowBOOKINGS NOW CLOSED. FACE is holding a Farm Education Conference on July 3rd in partnership with Harper Adams University and with support from the Ernest Cook Trust.

Chef on the Farm FREE Twilight session
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 14:30

ChefFACE and the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) are please to offer a hands on free CPD session in Kendal for those working with school pupils  on food education.

FACE has produced two sheep related resources to coincide with lambing time
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 14:03

sheep and woolTwo new resources are available to help support lambing visits and are suitable for classroom use before or after a farm visit or to enhance learning about sheep.

Time is ticking! Get your entry in for the Bayer/FACE Awards
Thursday, 16 March 2017 14:29

BayerFACE LogoWe know farmers and farm educators get busier and busier as the year moves on. But we would implore you to take a little time out to enter for this year's Bayer/FACE Awards.

Bayer starts £10,000 fund to help increase training for teachers working with farmers
Monday, 06 March 2017 09:42

Bayer logoLeading agricultural crop protection company Bayer Crop Science has started a £10,000 fund with  Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) to help increase training opportunities for teachers wanting to work with farmers within the education system.

Bread: information, recipes and resources
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 13:00

BreadTo coincide with National Toast Day on February 23rd, FACE has published a new e-booklet of activiities on the subject of bread.

Counting on Trees in Stamford
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 14:09

FACE200lowA free twilight session for primary teachers and TAs to explore maths and the outdoor classroom.

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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