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FACE supports Farmhouse Breakfast Week
Thursday, 21 January 2016 13:46

2015 01 15 Egg freshnessMembers of the FACE team will be oiut and about all week throughout the country helping with Breakfast Week events.  

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South Downs Teachers' Conference
Thursday, 14 January 2016 10:48

South DownsUsing sheep to teach maths and science, managing challenging behaviour outside the classroom, and teaching tourism in the most visited national park in the UK will be just some of the highlights of the Our South Downs Teachers Conference on 13 April 2016.

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Breakfast activities
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 15:31

Breakfast activitiesIn readiness for Breakfast Week, FACE has produced a new e-booklet containing a variety of breakfast-themed activities.

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Countryside Classroom partners' event
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 15:41

Countryside Classroom logoCountryside Classroom, managed by FACE, held a successful partners' event at the House of Commons.

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Farmers recognised at awards for outstanding contribution to Learning Outside the Classroom 2015
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 13:24

1. Martin BirseTwo of this year’s Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Learning Outside the Classroom have been won by people working in farm education.

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What's happening to our bees?
Friday, 27 November 2015 09:34

Pic for news itemA new activity booklet entitled "What's happening to our bees?"  is now available in our Controversial Issues series.

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Teaching British Values in our Countryside
Monday, 23 November 2015 09:39

A one day course for teachers is being offered at Plumpton College to show how British values can be taught in an outdoor setting.

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Learning Outside the Classroom Conference
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 09:35

1015An invitation to a wealth of learning outside the classroom opportunities available throughout Derbyshire.

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FACE Annual Meeting 2015
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 09:39

MillThe FACE Annual Meeting 2015 was hosted by Jordans Mill, a beautiful setting in the Bedfordshire countryside.

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Chef on the Farm Twilight CPD sessions
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:03

FACE200lowFACE is working with chef James Holden to offer a twilight session about food education.1010

FACE and the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts have a long standing relationship and reputation for excellent course delivery.

This session, costing £10 a head, is open to anyone with an interest in food education with children.  You will learn how to incorporate food education into the school curriculum, what resources and support are available whatever your setting and athe farmer host will explain activities he offers to school groups.

Further details and booking

 
FACE Chairman Ian Pigott awarded OBE
Friday, 08 January 2016 10:43

Ian P photo 2  2Congratulations to FACE Chairman, Ian Pigott, on being awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list, 2016.

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New FACE co-ordinator in the East of England
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 11:19

DESC gardenWe are delighted to welcome Gaina Dunsire as our new East of England Regional Education Co-ordinator from January 2016.

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Food Education workshops, Wirral
Friday, 11 December 2015 14:00

FACE200lowCome along to a Chef on the Farm Proimary Learning Day at Bebington, Wirral or a twilight session for anyone working in food education.

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Plumpton College events diary
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 09:44

Plumpton picPlumpton College offers a wide variety of courses.

See here for the 2016 diary of events

 
Fly-tipping and litter
Friday, 27 November 2015 09:25

A new Exploring sheet has been created to help young people find out more about the problem of fly-tipping.

Web links guide pupils to relevant articles to carry out their own investigations into this blot on the landscape.  What is fly-tipping? How can we combat it? Can we begin with a better personal approach to litter in school?

Find the resource here.

 
The Welsh Government is inviting applications from those who wish to take a seat on the new Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales
Monday, 02 November 2015 11:50

This post can be either as as either the independent Chair or one of the four independent members. This historic Panel will have a wide ranging remit to make a real difference in the sector. Beyond setting agricultural wages and other terms and conditions of agricultural employment, the Panel will provide advice to Welsh ministers on agricultural matters, encourage new entrants into the industry and promote new training opportunities to maintain a sustainable, skilled agricultural workforce in Wales. 

Two applicants will be appointed who have experience in agriculture, two will be appointed who have experience in education and one will be appointed as the independent Chair who can demonstrate the necessary skills and experience needed to lead the new Panel. They will join representatives of employers and employees for a four year term, meeting at least three times a year, and will be at the forefront of the industry.

Full person specifications, job descriptions and other details are available at the following link: https://cymru-wales.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-3/brand-2/candidate/jobboard/vacancy/7/adv/

Applications must be received by 13 November 2015.

 
Community gardener job advert
Thursday, 22 October 2015 12:21

Community Gardener post availabnle at Windmill Community Gardens.

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East of England consultant post available
Monday, 12 October 2015 09:20

FACE200lowFACE is seeking to appoint a part time Regional Education Consultant for the East of England.

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