A Tamworth teacher has developed the first curriculum in Australia that explores regenerative agricultural principles and practices.
Regenerative agriculture describes land and livestock grazing management techniques that seek to sequester carbon, build healthy soils and restore healthy eco-system processes. Ultimately regenerative agriculture aims to improve agricultural productivity, regenerate the landscape and make a significant contribution to climate change solutions.
The curriculum centres around project-based learning for students in Years 3 to 10 and can be utilised in science, agriculture, history and geography classrooms. It has been picked up by over 50 schools so far across multiple states.
Southern Cross University are also set to launch at least two programs centred around regenerative agriculture by next year, at tertiary level.
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