AgriFutures Australia and startup.business are once again joining forces to deliver an exciting education program that teaches high school students in rural and regional Australia how to solve problems facing agriculture, using innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset.
After the success of last year’s pilot program, AgriFutures Australia will once again be investing in seven selected schools across the country to participate in the startup.business Entrepreneurial Learning in Action program.
AgriFutures Australia recognises the program as meeting the following learning and development criteria identified by Rural Research and Development Corporations Australia:
Career development – Programs for young people and emerging leaders that focus on building personal and professional skills.
Innovation – Programs that support innovation and technology, including incubators, start-up ventures and commercialising ideas.
Networking opportunities – Programs that support collaboration and provide opportunities to build professional networks.
Technical / industry skills – Programs that focus on building specific technical skills or promote connections within industry.