School curriculum plan launched to avoid ag brain drain

Andrew Marshall
Updated November 25 2020 - 7:30am, first published November 20 2020 - 4:00pm
GrainGrowers grower engagement general manager Shona Gawel, with leadership and events general manager Kaitlin Commins and NSW Farmers chief executive officer Peter Arkle at the AgDay launch of the curriculum outreach initiative in Sydney.
GrainGrowers grower engagement general manager Shona Gawel, with leadership and events general manager Kaitlin Commins and NSW Farmers chief executive officer Peter Arkle at the AgDay launch of the curriculum outreach initiative in Sydney.

Farmers will fund new secondary school curriculum resources across Australia in a bid to help future-proof their diverse industry by encouraging more school leavers to consider a variety of unfilled career options in agriculture.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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