Show Notes

The Chatters interview Ben Stockwin – CEO of the Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA) he has extensive experience as an educator including 7 years as a teacher and 8 as a school principal in Queensland and Tasmania. PIEFA is the lead coordinating body for food and fibre education in Australian schools and operates the web portals and ‘Career Harvest’. Outside of PIEFA Ben is a board member of the Australian Beef Industry Foundation, a member of Landcare Australia Ltd national advisory group and a director of Surfing Tasmania and has been a member of the Australian Council of Educational Leaders (Tas) executive.  How Ben turned the academic excellence of two schools around using agriculture is quite amazing and eye opening.