Richmond Agricultural College - Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Education

Excellence in Agricultural Education

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Emailrichmondagcollege-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Virtual Learning

Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Education

Virtual Resource Subscriptions

In order to continue the development of our programs and to support the delivery of Agriculture/STEM based learning we are currently developing our Virtual Learning programs.

School’s can register to access a suite of our virtual learning experiences.

Our three tiered subscription model will deliver free resources and learning challenges through to tailored school learning programs, project based learning programs and immersion/excursion events. 

Within our programs we have:

  • online resources and links to reviewed public resources, packaged into discrete websites to support teaching and learning;
  • fully resourced virtual units of work that can be shared with students to facilitate learning from home;
  • our virtual “Academic_ Industry Expert Program”- schools can request a topic area from their syllabus and we will attempt to match you with one of industry and/or academic partners;
  • virtual excursions (coming soon);
  • virtual 'challenges'- term based competitions suitable  for individuals and teams of students.

Resources are currently available in the following areas:

  • Bees
  • Citizen Scientists
  • Project Based _ Design Thinking term and semester based programs
  • Student Challenges – Gaming- Infographics and Short Film- Term 2 focus areas are Bees and/or Agriculture
  •  Pearling and Oysters
  • Protected Cropping and Glasshouse technologies
  •  Academic and industry research in protected cropping.
  • Geography – skills/mapping – industry case study in aquatic environments
  • Learning from Home: links website to resources supporting work on Cotton, Bees, Poultry, Protected Cropping and more.
  • Biology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Agriculture

Coming Semester 2

  • Apple Industry
  • More work in partnership with Cotton Australia
  • New farm study programs
  • Stage 5 Cross Curricula Social Media and Marketing Program aligned to Commerce, Agriculture, IT, Food Technology and English.
  • Academic and Industry Experts Program.

We can discuss tailoring a program to suit your needs. Simply complete our registration form or email us directly. 

https://forms.gle/u8wmUUysgbkVuybZA

Email: richmondagcollege-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

 

Bronze Packages: FREE

These programs are free and simply require school’s to complete the registration process. These packages include access to our dedicated resource websites and online virtual learning programs.

Programs are evolving daily and currently include lessons to support Agriculture, STEM, TAS, Sciences, Geography, English and Maths from Stages 3-6. Most learning programs are interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary in their design.  

To Register your interest: complete the Googleform to register your interest. We will then follow up directly with teachers to outline the possible program design and provide access links/codes to our resources.

https://forms.gle/u8wmUUysgbkVuybZA

 

 

 

Silver Packages $90 per class (up to 30 students)

These programs are tailored to specific school requests and will include the latest videos and online resources in a discrete website delivery package. The website will include video and virtual learning links, linked or embedded resource publications and tailored lesson plans. You will also have access to one on one guidance in planning the delivery of your unit of work.

Most of our programs in this category are designed to include 20 hours of learning and will include ICT, data collection, scientific experiments and/or design thinking components.  There are no LIVE excursion/immersion components in these programs.

 

To register your interest:  complete the Googleform to register your interest. We will then follow up directly with teachers to outline the possible program design and provide access links/codes to our resources.

https://forms.gle/u8wmUUysgbkVuybZA

 

 

Gold Packages  $190 per class (max 30 students)

These programs are tailored to school requests and will include access to a dedicated website with support materials and LIVE Virtual Excursions/Events using Zoom or similar virtual platforms.  Live sessions will be 60 minutes in duration and timing can be negotiated.

 

To register your interest: complete the Googleform to register your interest. We will then follow up directly with teachers to outline the possible program design and provide access links/codes to our resources.

https://forms.gle/u8wmUUysgbkVuybZA