Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition (primary)

This course has been specifically created for practising, newly qualified and trainee primary teachers across the UK. The course is based on the Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education in primary schools document.

Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition (primary)

This course has been specifically created for practising, newly qualified and trainee primary teachers across the UK. The course is based on the Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education in primary schools document.

Description

This course aims to:

  • define the key characteristics of good practice that are specific to teaching food;
  • exemplify these characteristics of good practice in UK primary schools;
  • identify exemplary practice and the school staff who could take responsibility for leading or enabling the practice, e.g. Governor, Head teacher, Senior Leadership Team; Curriculum lead/co-coordinator, or Class teacher;
  • highlight the key features of achieving these characteristics, showing how these can be put into practice, with teacher case studies and suggestions of how to develop these for the future;
  • support primary school teachers, especially those who are newly qualified;
  • enable practising teachers to audit their own practice to plan and implement personal and professional development goals.

What will be covered?

  • Module 1: Developing professional competence
  • Module 2: Taking a whole school approach
  • Module 3: Teaching the curriculum
  • Module 4: Running practical food lessons
  • Module 5: Establishing good food hygiene and safety practices
  • Module 6: Developing food skills
  • Module 7: Exploring where food comes from
  • Module 8: Applying healthy eating
  • Module 9: Making informed choices

Why attend?

  • Update knowledge to enhance teaching and learning about food in primary schools.
  • Discover free editable resources for use in the classroom.
  • A certificate of completion will be provided – useful as evidence for your professional development and performance management.

Audience

Practising, newly qualified and trainee primary teachers across the UK.

 

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