Higher Education for Social Farming will be advanced by this project by the
- Development of Quality Standards for Teaching Social Farming
- Definition of a Higher Education Curriculum
- Drafting an Abstract Book describing the content of all units necessary for teaching Social Farming
- Elaboration of full Chapters of the most important topics that need to be taught about Social Farming
Quality standards for teaching social farming – what future farmers need to know to be successful
What do future social farmers need to know to be successful? The “Quality standards for teaching social farming” respond to this question. The strategic partnership “Social Farming in Higher Education” has developed quality standards that help higher education institutions do develop social farming lessons that pay attention to the interdisciplinary of social farming.
This paper wants to support higher education institutions that are offering or planning to offer social farming courses. It aims at determining quality standards that set the frame for high quality education in social farming. The quality standards for teaching social farming refer to the teaching content and its prioritisation. This way they can support university course offers on social farming and its comparability in Europe.
Quality Standards for Teaching Social Farming Quality Standards – Short Version
Definition of a Higher Education Curriculum in Social Farming
Based on the Quality Standards developed in this project, a Curriculum for social farming in higher education has been developed.
The Quality Standards relate both to the subjects and topics included in the Curriculum. Therefore, all practitioners share a common base knowledge, and the students develop skills and experiences during the programme, in accordance to the standard Bologna Accord procedures.