The 2018 conference programmes builds on previous years, featuring updates on nutrition, health and learning, as well as a practical skills demonstration. A particular focus is also on new qualifications and teacher training.
Delegates will receive a full conference pack, as well as refreshments and a two course lunch. The conference is an ideal opportunity to receive updates from nutrition and education experts and to network with colleagues in a relaxed environment.
The conference will be of interest to secondary Food, health and wellbeing and Health and food technology teachers and those involved in secondary food education in Scotland.
This year’s exciting, packed programme includes:
Nutrition science update, British Nutrition Foundation
Food poverty, health and learning, Lyndsay Graham
Nutrition and product development, Emily Robinson, BNF/M&S
Red meat skills in action – a practical demonstration, Quality Meat Scotland
Scottish food education update, Education Scotland
The new Foundation apprenticeships in food and drink, Justine Fosh, The National Skills Academy for Food and Drink
SQA update, Graeme Findlay, Qualifications Manager, SQA
New routes to teaching food as a career, Mahri Dinning, UHI/Perth College
Resources to support food teaching
The conference will take place at the Edinburgh Conference Centre.
The cost of the conference is £95 per person which includes delegate notes, refreshments and lunch.
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ELAC is giving away 500 FREE, printed toolkits! (Don’t worry if you miss out on a printed toolkit, you will still be able to access downloadable versions of the resources online!)
The Eat Like A Champ (ELAC) toolkit …
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This is one component of a wider whole school strategy on career education that aims …
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An Advanced Higher Modern Studies sources document has been produced as an additional resource to support Modern Studies teachers/lectures and as an aid to assessment.
The document will be available to centres from today via SQAs secure site alongside the AH UASPs.
We have recently published AH Exemplar Question Papers (EQPs) for:
Modern Studies, History, Classical Studies, Geography and RMPS.
The Exemplar Question Papers can be found on the relevant AH Subject webpage, listed under the ‘Specimen Question Paper and Marking Instructions’ tab.