National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement

16 May 2017

Learn more about land-based education this summer and join keynote speakers such as Adam Henson at the School Farms Network Education Alliance (SFNEA) conference. 

This educational event, which is open to YFC members, is open from 30 June to 1 July and is being held at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester.

The aim of the conference is to highlight the value of land-based education through keynote presentations, breakout sessions and practitioner focused sharing and practical workshops.

The themes that will be covered are:

  • School farms as sites for learning
  • Agriculture, technology and enterprise 
  • Building student achievement, access and progression 
  • Building land-based careers and education pathways to university

There will be opportunities to listen and engage with experts, thought leaders and practitioners involved with farm schools, agriculture and higher education. Some of the keynote speakers include:

  • Adam Henson, TV presenter and rare breeds farmer
  • Professor Joanna Price, Vice-Chancellor of the Royal Agricultural University 
  • Dan Corlett, CEO of Farming and Countryside Education (FACE)

Find further information on the conference website and places can be booked here.


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