Free resources for teaching young people aged 3-16 years about where food comes from, cooking and healthy eating.

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FFL is a comprehensive, progressive education programme which communicates up-to-date, evidence-based, consistent and accurate messages around ‘food’ to all those involved in education. You can keep up to date by signing up for our newsletter (below) or following us on Twitter @Foodafactoflife

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Registration is now open for BNF Healthy Eating Week 2021 that will run from 14-18 June 2021. Register now!

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Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education to pupils with additional needs - guidance for UK teachers across all age phases.

The guide will be published during the week of 24 May 2021.

Free training to support teachers of pupils with additional needs will be taking place during May and June. For more information and to book, click here

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What’s new for food training this year?

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Practical food skills and recipes masterclass - sausage making

Join Debbie, a pig farmer with over 30 years’ experience within industry, as she demonstrates how...

  • Cost
    FREE
  • When
    19/05/2021
  • Time
    16:30 Start
  • Where
    Online Webinar

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Guidelines for school education resources about food

Guidelines for producers and users of school education resources about food

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Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education in secondary schools

A guide to help food and nutrition teachers across the UK to become even bett...

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Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education in primary schools

The Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education...

Explore careers within food

There are resources and inspiring case studies about careers within food, covering those that 'feed the nation' and 'inform the nation'.

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