On this section of the site you'll find out what NFU Education are doing to support NFU members, educating young people about food and farming.
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For the first time ever farming-based educational projects have been widely recognised by the education community, as the NFU's Farming STEMterprise resources are named a finalist of the prestigious Bett Awards.
We take a look back at the work of the NFU's Education team over the past two years in their drive to reconnect children with rural life, develop their understanding of farming and increase their awarenss of the field-to-fork journey.
NFU members and farmers working in tandem with the NFU's education team scored a notable win last week when they spotted a teaching aid entitled 'Organic or Intensive - which is better?' on Twitter.
The NFU's latest education initiative, Farming STEMterprise, has seen support from hundreds of teachers around the country. Read what NFU President Minette Batters said about the latest initiative.
This week, some lucky finalists of the NFU's national Farmvention competition have been getting their hands dirty and their boots muddy on our members' farms.
Department for Education skills minister, Anne Milton, joined sixty primary school children for a fantastic day of food and farming-themed STEM workshops hosted by NFU Education.
Last week, the NFU Education team delivered some exciting teacher CPD workshops at the Association for Science Education conference in Birmingham to promote Farming STEMterprise: their brand new range of engaging, cross-curricular STEM projects.
Out of over 1000 entries to the NFU's first Farmvention competition, nine lucky finalists have won a range of STEM prizes and the opportunity to present their ideas at the House of Commons.
Watch our video for how to use your festive physics skills to make conductive dough Xmas trees & bring a festive feel to your KS2 electricity teaching! Design & make some savoury Rudolf's carrot flapjacks- the perfect treats to leave out for Santa!
NFU Education spread the word about food, farming and their primary school competition, Farmvention, with an action-packed day of STEM workshops in a Leeds school.
We joined a group of disadvantaged children on their residential visit to The Farm Project- a working organic farm that provides experiences for children and young people. Read about the transformative impact that this week had on everyone involved.
One museum, two NFU educationists and 200 buckets of pumpkin slime! Read about our pumpkin slime STEM workshop at the Thinktank museum in Birmingham!
This month, we are learning about how shadows are formed & practising some key technology skills by making leaf people shadow puppets & a seasonal apple pie.
NFU Education manager, Joshua Payne, shares the importance of teaching food and farming through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).
The Small Robot Company are an agritech start-up and our new Farmvention partner. Read our interview with co-founder of the company and NFU member, Sam Watson Jones.
Our Education team share their ten top STEM activities that could be completed with children to celebrate World Egg Day on 12 October 2018.
To celebrate World School Milk Day, the NFU held a 'Milk Olympics' event for 90 primary school children at St. John Fisher Catholic Primary School in Coventry.
Our Education team share their ten top STEM activities that you could complete with your children or class to celebrate World School Milk Day on 26 September 2018!
This month, we are learning about chemical changes and have designed two simple, spooky and seasonal learning activities (linked to the National Curriculum) that could be completed at home or in the classroom to help children understand this concept.
The NFU has officially launched its new primary school competition, Farmvention, with a festival of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) learning, attended by NFU President Minette Batters and children from local schools.
Our education team share some simple STEM activities that could be completed with children, either at home or in the classroom, to help them enter our national Farmvention competition.
NFU members are teaching children about food and farming in the poultry sector.
The NFU has launched its new Farmvention competition which aims to get primary school children designing and creating their own food and farming products.
The NFU is looking for willing members to visit schools in their region to help inspire children about the Farmvention competition.
The NFU's Discovery Barn, a tractor and two dairy calves got the next generation thinking about British food and farming on a great day for pupils at Brambleside School, Kettering.
Whittington Primary School were the lucky winners of @NFUEducation's twitter competition to win the Discovery Barn for the day.
Farms are the perfect place to learn about science - that's the message at the heart of a brand new range of teaching packs, created by the NFU.
Science Farm is a range of Science lesson plans and activities to teach Key Stage 1 children about food and farming.
Farming STEMterprise projects take children through each stage of setting up a farm shop business.
Farmvention (when farming meets invention) is a national STEM competition run by the NFU aimed at primary school children.
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