Archie Action Case-study 2: Meet Amy Gill, a teacher with Youth Off the Streets and a passionate advocate for the role agriculture plays in teaching disadvantaged kids

  Geography is increasingly being used in The Archibull Prize to teach agriculture through the Ecosystem of Expertise: Building long term partnerships with best practice farms the students investigate and report on Working with our Young Farming Champions to get a big picture understanding of the agriculture supply chain and the diversity of people and […]

Archie Action – Pymble Ladies College Embedding Agriculture in the Geography Curriculum

Case-study 3: Meet Ray Howells, Geography Teacher at Pymble Ladies’ College, who has integrated ‘Ecosystem of Expertise’ into the Stage 5 Geography Program Geography is increasingly being used in The Archibull Prize to teach agriculture by surrounding the school with an Ecosystem of Expertise through: Building long term partnerships with best practice farms the students […]

Archies’ inspires students to take on big issues in pandemic

  Spurred on by our world-renowned school program where schools are assigned a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) to look at through the lens of agriculture, schools are confronting issues related to farming and beyond  In a classroom in a conservative area of central NSW, about 420km from Sydney, a group of students are having an […]

HOW THE ARCHIBULL PRIZE EMPOWERS TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

The Archibull Prize is celebrating its tenth anniversary. A decade of working with teachers has meant we have refined and enhanced the program’s delivery of 21st century learning skills, enabling teachers to combine traditional learning with skills most valued by employers, and, in turn, create a meaningful real-world connection to Australian agriculture. That the program’s cornerstone […]

Young Farming Champions Muster November 2018 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions around the country (and globe!) In The Field Cuteness alert! Central Coast farmer, entrepreneur and YFC Tim Eyes and his partner Hannah have had triplets! Triplet goats that is… and they are absolute kid perfection: Tim says, “Our triplets are from one of our two boer goats. […]

Courage and Connectivity – Artwork for Auction

Students from the Youth Off the Streets program are paying it forward by raising money for drought affected farmers by auctioning a mural they have created as part of The Archibull Prize. The students are from The Lakes College, an alternative high school on the central coast of NSW, and in conjunction with Losty and […]