An online consensus event was hosted on 2 October 2021, attracting 208 registrations. Louise Davies, Founder of the Food Teachers Centre and Trustee of the All Saints Educational Trust (ASET), Chaired the conference.
The event compromised nine inter-related presentations designed to provoke debate, provide insight into different aspects of teaching and learning, and looking at potential solutions and ways forward in the future. The presentations included:
- Setting the scene and context: Why change might be needed? Roy Ballam, Managing Director and Head of Education, British Nutrition
- Teenagers: health status and nutrition knowledge, Ewen Trafford, Nutrition Scientist, British Nutrition Foundation
- Young people as global citizens through food and nutrition: Professor Suzanne Piscopo, Associate Professor, University of Malta
- Future fare – making recipes and dishes that reflect the needs and experiences of society: David Mulcahy, Culinary Director, Sodexo UK and Ireland
- Food education in the 21st century - diversity and experiences: Kate Morris, Former teacher, children's cookery author and TV consultant
- 50 years - what's changed?: Jenny Ridgwell, author
- What change is needed? Launch of new research findings from pupils and teachers throughout the UK: Frances Meek, Senior Education Officer, British Nutrition Foundation
- Teacher case study 1: Andrew Hartshorn, Finham Park Multi-Academy Trust
- Teacher case study 2: Charlotte Caruana, The Coopers’ Company and Coborn School
Below you will find the presentations and video recordings from the day. You will also find the presentation and video recording for a session on Building capacity for teacher development and future education, that Louise Davies presented at the Food education: Back to the future? conference in November 2021.
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