Tags - Education and skills

Big or small, let's celebrate rural Scotland

Blog Post

11 Jun 2019

Do you know a farm, rural business or estate who are doing things a little different, taking a new approach and helping their local community thrive? 

Has a local estate, farm or rural business near...

Open your gates for Open Farm Sunday

Blog Post

5 Jun 2019

On Sunday 9 June farms across Scotland will open their gates for LEAF Open Farm Sunday. In the last five years over 80,000 people have visited open farm Sunday events in Scotland with the number of...

Education in the Angus Glens

HIH Case Study

29 May 2019

The Angus Glens Moorland Group have hosted various estate visits, engaging with local primary and secondary schools through their initiative #estateswhoeducate. 

60 students in total have been...

Hadden Group run 12-week Employability Programme for PKC

News

27 May 2019

Perthshire based contractor, Hadden Group, are delighted to have recently delivered and completed a twelve-week employability programme – Route into: Construction. The programme was designed for the...

The Batch Lady

HIH Case Study

23 May 2019

The Batch Lady (Suzanne Mulholland) from the Borders, produces online educational advice (videos from her farmhouse kitchen) as well as live events and speaker events, all focused on saving time when...

Fenton Barns Nursery

HIH Case Study

23 May 2019

Fenton Barns Nursery was set up in 2012 to provide a unique environment incorporating developments in outdoor learning and healthy lifestyles for all ages. The children spend almost all day outside...

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

News

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. 

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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...