The 21/22 academic year is the RHET year of beef. Over the duration of the year we will, in partnership with QMS, be generating new learning content covering sustainability, maths, science & careers.
To help support you with the key messages the year of beef is championing, Lesley Mason from the Borders has put together a powerpoint and short video.
If you are filming content for RHET take a look at this presentation before you begin and have a plan in place to help you capture exactly what you need.
If there are specific areas where you feel you could do with a bit more information please let your Local Coordinator know.
We are able to put on volunteer training sessions if the demand is there, so make sure you highlight your requirements.
We are currently looking for volunteers interested in delivering cookery sessions in schools following farm visits. If this is you, please get in touch.
If you would like to get your Food Hygiene Certificate, you can do this online and your Local Coordinator may be able to reimburse you.
If you are keen to be involved in the risk assessment side of farm visits, depending on circumstances, some areas might be able to provide training to upskill you to undertake risk assessments for RHET.
This will be available on a case by case basis. Please speak to your coordinator if you are interested in finding out more.
Throughout the year, RHET organise Food and Farming days. These are events where a number of different providers offer short introductory sessions to pupils from several different schools.
Over the course of the day, the pupils may visit 5-8 different organisations to hear more about food, farming and the countryside.
The sessions on offer vary between areas but may include topics like livestock, vegetable production, arable farming, bread making, butchery and farm machinery.
Volunteers are key to the success of these events. As well as running some sessions, volunteers help ensure the day runs to time and may get involved as stewards or guides for the school groups attending.
Speak to your local coordinator to find out more about when the next Food and Farming day is happening in your area.