Tags - Education and skills

Developing Rural Skills at the Centre for Stewardship

HIH Case Study

11 Mar 2019

The Centre for Stewardship based on Falkland Estate, Fife are passionate about developing young people’s skills in the rural sector to enable them to develop, care and manage their local landscape and...

Winners celebrated at Lantra Scotland's Learner of the Year Awards


8 Mar 2019

The talents of the country’s top land-based and aquaculture trainees and Modern Apprentices were celebrated last night (Thursday 7th March) at Lantra Scotland’s 17th Learner of the Year Awards. 


Educating the next generation

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

Katrina Candy is a leading children’s author, who has successfully published two books that teach conservation and land management issues to a young audience. Her first book ‘Captain Partridge and the...

Field to Fork, Hirsel Estate

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

Field to Fork, a project for schools, based at the Hirsel Estate, Coldstream and funded by Douglas and Angus Estates, is about connecting children to where their food comes from and taking them...

Schools Countryside Day

HIH Case Study

24 Jul 2018

The Border Union Agricultural Society established the Schools Countryside Day in 2013, now in its sixth year, with the aim to educate young people on food and farming. This year saw more than 1,200...

Hands-On Learning

HIH Case Study

23 Jul 2018

Murton Trust is a special place. These days it’s a thriving nature reserve, visitor farm and tearoom, but the 100 acre site near Forfar in Angus was formerly a quarry until the Trust was established...

Working with local schools (AGMG)

HIH Case Study

11 Jul 2018

The Angus Glens Moorland Group is a collection of sporting estates Angus founded in 2015. They demonstrate the work these estates and their staff undertake undertake for our countryside, highlighting...

The Buffalo Farm - Mozzarella and Much More

HIH Case Study

10 Jul 2018

Steve Mitchell started a fledgling buffalo herd 12 years ago after investing some inheritance money. Since then the business has grown steadily off the back of selling buffalo meat through his on-farm...

Traditional Dairy Farming

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2018

Nestled in the heart of East Lothian Yester Farm Dairies can be found. Run by husband and wife duo, Simon and Jackie McCreery, Yester Farm Dairies is an incredibly successful farm business, with many...

Education, Conservation and Tourism at Aigas

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2018

The 600-acres Aigas estate was discovered on the verge of ruin by the naturalist and author Sir John Lister-Kaye in 1976, and in a bid to save the estate, the idea of creating nature conservation has...

Twin Peakes Fly Fishing

HIH Case Study

5 Jul 2018

Twin Peakes Fly Fishing is the brainchild of twin brothers Alastair and William Peake, who inherited a love of fly fishing from their Grandfather. Both brothers are employed by the Humphrey family on...

Pitgaveny Farms Schools Day

HIH Case Study

27 Jun 2018

Pitgaveny Estate

For many years now Pitgaveny has hosted school’s visits for local children in Moray.

The biggest of these is an annual visit from Elgin Academy when around 200 new 2nd year pupils...