Bringing where food comes from to life

Bringing where food comes from to life

Join Iona and Josh to hear first-hand how the topic of where food comes from is brought to life in their schools.

Description

Join Iona and Josh to hear first-hand how the topic of where food comes from is brought to life in their schools. From an information packed day for pupils, to shorter activities that can be easily built into lessons, to taking children and young people onto local farms, there is so much you can do! Also, find out about some great initiatives from organisations that support food and farming education across the UK.

This webinar will be particularly useful for primary and secondary food and nutrition teachers at any stage of their career.

What will be covered?

  • Immersive Food & Farming Days in school, linking to the Gatsby Benchmarks of Good Career Guidance.
  • School farm visits and hands on experiences for pupils, supporting cross-curricular learning and overall wellbeing.
  • CEVAS accreditation and why this is important when considering taking pupils on farm trips.
  • Countryside Classroom resource hub.
  • Links to Food – a fact of life
  • Suggestions for food and farming initiatives that you and your pupils can get involved with.

Why attend?

  • Discover practical and inspiring ways you can improve your student’s understanding of the field to fork journey of their food.
  • Hear top tips and advice from award-winning presenters, sharing their specialist primary and secondary know-how.
  • Gain insights into using food and farming education to power your school’s delivery against the Gatsby Benchmarks.  
  • Opportunity to ask questions of Iona and Josh.
  • Signposts to free editable resources for use in the classroom will be highlighted.
  • Sources of further support from organisations specialising in food and farming education.
  • A certificate of attendance will be provided – useful as evidence for your professional development and performance management.
  • The webinar supports the Food teaching in primary and secondary schools: a framework of knowledge and skills, backed by government, and the Characteristics of teaching food and nutrition education in primary and secondary schools.

Audience

Primary and secondary food and nutrition teachers at any stage of their career.

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