Education news around the UK

21 June 2021

Agriculture can bridge STEM skills gap, organisations say

9 June 2021

Farming education 'a solution' to skills gap

Welsh farmers urged to join this year's Agri Academy

7 June 2021

Programme opens for applications until 30 June

Scaled-down Open Farm Sunday for 2021, organisers say

25 May 2021

LEAF says 'size does matter this year'

Farming lessons 'positively impacts' pupil's education

24 May 2021

NFU says farming can deliver STEM lessons

NI government to pump £10m into new beef facilities

13 May 2021

Existing facilities 'no longer fit for purpose'

New campaign to explore agricultural leadership training

10 May 2021

Social media campaign to look at leadership training

NI agricultural college CAFRE sees £75m investment

7 May 2021

Investment will 'underpin future sustainable growth'

Looming 'skills crisis' amid dwindling land-based provision

30 April 2021

Newton Rigg serves as 'vivid example', MPs warn

Agri society to issue £10k land-based skills grants

29 April 2021

People of any age can apply to the grant

Campaigners unveil plan to open new Newton Rigg College

23 April 2021

'New and independent' college may open in 2024

NFU awarded £30,000 to teach STEM through agriculture

20 April 2021

Royal Academy of Engineering issues funds

New course to boost game management standards

9 April 2021

Qualification to help increase best practice

Award covering 75% of agri course fees soon closes

1 April 2021

Postgrad bursary soon closes for applications

Renowned children's author releases five farming books

31 March 2021

The first book explores milk production

Plans underway for UK's first school of sustainable farming

30 March 2021

School will help farmers become more green

MPs raise concern over future of land-based education

24 March 2021

It follows closure of Newton Rigg college

New farming magazine for children launched

17 March 2021

Monthly mag full with stories and activities

£74m pumped into new virtual agri-tech hub

12 March 2021

Investment aims to advance agri-tech

New video series to replicate on-farm knowledge sharing

9 March 2021

Scottish series to cover all farming sectors

Training fund increase for women in Scottish farming

9 March 2021

Over £100k in extra funding announced

Farming lessons to be taught as pupils return to school

8 March 2021

200,000 pupils will learn about British farming

Scots farmers urged to support apprenticeship schemes

5 March 2021

Schemes help steer young people to farming

One-in-a-million quintuplet lambs born at Hartpury

2 March 2021

All five lambs weighed about 3.5kg each

Hartpury's new pedigree cattle herd to bring research benefits

18 February 2021

50 pedigree Guernsey cattle arrive at college

'Mind Your Head': Weeklong mental wellbeing campaign starts

15 February 2021

Calls to farming charities increased in 2020

NI agri students to receive £500 Covid disruption payment

13 February 2021

Payment due to Covid disruption on studies

Two new farming apprenticeships to launch this year

12 February 2021

Criteria set for two Apprenticeship Standards

British Science Week: Farmers to teach 30,000 pupils across UK

11 February 2021

Farmers will teach real-life farming situations

Colleges offer lifeline to beleaguered Newton Rigg students

11 February 2021

Colleges may deliver agriculture programmes

Bids to secure future of Newton Rigg unsuccessful

9 February 2021

Agri college set to close for good this year