Evaluating our effectiveness

Having established our outcomes, over the last year we have been working hard to measure the quality, relevance and impact of our work.

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Evaluating our effectiveness

Having established our outcomes, over the last year we have been working hard to measure the quality, relevance and impact of our work.

We surveyed teachers on 346 day farm visits, teachers and children from 26 schools before and after residential visits, and teachers and children from 15 schools before, during and after year long Food Discovery programmes. We are keen to share these results with all those who are part of The Country Trust, as well as those who have an interest in the health and wellbeing of the next generation and their understanding of food, farming and the countryside.

If you would like to read the full evaluation summary, plus individual evaluation reports for each of our 3 strands of work, please click here

Here is a brief outline from our evaluation summary:

Farm Visits

Hands on visits to real working farms and estates are at the heart of our work and between January and July 2016 we received feedback from 224 teachers with extremely positive results. All teachers felt that children had enjoyed their experience and all