Teaching food

A series of videos, originally developed for the DfE Teach Food Technology programme.


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Webinar details - how to join and diary dates.

Each month a webinar will take place - a webinar is a live presentation over the internet.

All teachers registered to the Food Teacher Professional Portfolio programme will be sent details of where to log-in and participate.

2016/17 Dairy dates


  • 13/09 Building a whole school approach to food education and nutrition (Guideline 2.1 & 2.2)
  • 4/10 Support for GCSE NEA 1 (The Food Investigation Assessment)  - How to run a safe, effective and meaningful  food investigation (Guideline 5)
  • 15/11 Teaching food when you’re not a specialist – help, advice and support session  (Guideline 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9)
  • 06/12 Support for NEA 2 (The Food Preparation Assessment) - Analysing, evaluating and modifying  recipes and dishes (Guideline 3, 4, 5, 7 & 8)
  • 10/01 Managing a Food department (including a department of 1!) and supporting non-specialist teachers (Guideline 1, 4, 5, 9)
  • 07/02 Behaviour change and healthy eating (Guideline 7)
  • 14/03 Professional practice – writing schemes of work/lesson plans and ensuring transition (primary to secondary) and progression (Guideline 3)
  • 25/04 Teaching strategies during a practical lesson, differentiation, pupil choice and personalisation of cooking activities, encourage independence and decision making skills
  • (Guideline 5)
  • 16/05 Teaching food in special schools (Guideline 3,4,5,6,7,8 & 9)
  • 06/06 Factors affecting food choice (Guideline 8)
  • 4/07 Applying aspects of consumer awareness (Guideline 8)

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