Food - a fact of life PPD webinar programme

National food and nutrition education conference

The first National food and nutrition education conference will be held in London on 2 February 2019. Find out more information and book your place here.

Food - a fact of life PPD webinar programme

Throughout the year, Food - a fact of life will run a series of online webinars to enhance the personal and professional development of those working around food and nutrition with children and young people. Find out more here!

Scotland 2017

Presentations from the BNF 50th Anniversary Scottish Conference on 18 March 2017

ICT in food

ICT in food, cooking and nutrition.

FFL 21st Anniversary

To celebrate the British Nutrition Foundation’s 45th anniversary, its Education programme, Food – a fact of life, presents you its history and how it has evolved in this flyer, titled ‘Food – a fact of life: a journey down memory lane’.

Food - a fact of life Personal and Professional Development webinars

Online webinars are an easy and convenient way to enhance your personal and professional development from the comfort of your classroom, office or home, without having to worry about time away from work or the cost of classroom cover and travel.

The Food - a fact of life Personal and Professional Development webinar programme will provide training, support and guidance on the following three themes:

• whole school issues, including food policy and professional competence;

• planning and teaching ‘food’ in schools, such as writing Schemes of Work and lesson plans, and managing practical lessons;

• knowledge and skills for teachers, such as nutrition, where food comes from, cooking, hygiene and safety, and food science.

The January to March 2019 webinars are:

  • Thursday 10 January at 8pm - The Eatwell Guide –understanding and applying in the classroom - Alex White, Assistant Nutrition Scientist, British Nutrition Foundation. For further information and to book, click here.
  • Wednesday 23 January at 4.30pm - Food labelling - understanding front of pack nutrition labelling - Hannah Skeggs, Institute of Grocery Distribution. For further information and to book, click here.
  • Tuesday 5 February at 8pm - Planning Schemes of Work and lessons - Roy Ballam, Managing Director and Head of Education, British Nutrition Foundation.  For further information and to book, click here.
  • Thursday 7 February at 4pm - Growing potatoes on a small and large scale - Sue Lawton, Education Manager, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board and Claire Theobald, Education Services Manager, British Nutrition Foundation. For further information and to book, click here.
  • Wednesday 6 March at 4pm - Get portion wise! - Bridget Benelam, Nutrition Communications Manager, British Nutrition Foundation. For further information and to book, click here.
  • Food science in action - date and speaker to be confirmed shortly.

The webinars will be recorded and will be available for future use on the Food - a fact of life website.