BENEFITS FOR SCHOOLS
As a result of their participation, it is intended that students will:
- Years 9-10 students will participate in 8 full-day workshops exploring regional agricultural education across three school terms;
- Participants will engage in design thinking processes alongside industry experts to identify challenges, investigate connections, prototype solutions and pitch their ideas; and
- School leaders and career advisors are also invited to attend workshops and networking activities.
LINKS TO VICTORIAN CURRICULUM
- Critical and creative thinking: Challenge previously held assumptions and create new links, proposals and artefacts by investigating ideas that provoke shifts in perspectives and cross boundaries to generate ideas and solutions.
- Ethical capability: Investigate the connections and distinctions between and the relative value of concepts including fairness and equality, and respect and tolerance.
- Intercultural capability: Identify and analyse the challenges and benefits of living and working in an interconnected and culturally diverse world.
- Personal and social capability: Evaluate own and others contribution to group tasks, critiquing roles including leadership and provide useful feedback to peers, evaluate task achievement and make recommendations for improvements in relation to team goals.
Download our HarvestEd links to Victorian Curriculum learning areas and general capabilities rubric here.
ENGAGING THE COMMUNITY
- Students will engage with networks and mentorship from experts across the City of Greater Geelong community, agricultural sector and other key organisations.
- Students will visit agricultural businesses, learning how markets and agri-tech are transforming the industry and trade.
- Educators will take home materials and ideas to benefit their teaching and learning.
For more information about this program or the registration process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (03) 8344 3590.
This program is funded by the William Buckland Foundation.