Food and Fibre Production in Schools – Curriculum Resources and Experiential Opportunities

Learning Focus
Australian Curriculum
Mode
Face-to-face
Start Date
27 Oct, 2022
Enrol by
13 Oct, 2022

Relief is covered by TFGA Kids to Farms (follow up with coordinator)

Program Description

The TFGA Kids to Farms program is funded by the Australian Government to support improved food and fibre – agricultural education in schools. TFGA Kids to Farms is offering two opportunities for Tasmanian teachers to learn about food and fibre education through the Australian Curriculum, explore experiential learning opportunities available at key DoE facilities and connect with national and local support organisations including PIEFA, FEF, AWI and more.

The program will be offered at two locations, JRLF Senior School Farm (Brighton) & the Hagley Farm School Agricultural Learning Centre. Some content will be repeated at each session while experiential opportunities will be specific to each site.

Program Outcomes

Teachers will better understand the context of food and fibre production and identify connections throughout the Australian Curriculum. Teachers will develop awareness of the experiential opportunities available at two key DoE sites, the Hagley Farm School field study centre and the emerging field study centre programs at JRLF Senior School Farm. Teachers will hear from and connect with national and local organisations that provide learning program support.

Australian Professional Standards

Teachers:

Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it

Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning

Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning

 

Principals:

Leading teaching and learning

Developing self and others

Location, Date and Time

This 1 day program is offered face-to-face in the south and north.

Sessions run 9:00am – 3:30pm each day.

South: 

Thursday 27 October – JRLF Senior School Farm

North:

Friday 28 October – Hagley Farm School Agricultural Learning Centre