Inspiring Scottish teachers and schools to find out more about food

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland, the Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET), Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), and the Rowett (Aberdeen University) are Scotland’s Good Food Champions.

We are working together to provide teachers with learning opportunities linked to food, STEM and sustainability. We have launched an online learning portal for teachers to access at their convenience. New resources will be added regularly as we continue to build the site, we will also …

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Health claims – what the label reveals

The Health Claims Unpacked project aims to help consumers understand health claims on foods and drinks in order to make healthy choices.  Researchers are looking for adults to complete a series of short, enjoyable interactive activities, which explore the health claims we see on food and drinks. To find out more, and contribute to scientific research, click here.

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Scottish teachers – get registered for our conference!

Register today for our free, virtual conference, Childhood obesity: How much is food education in schools part of the solution? Over 200 primary and secondary teachers in Scotland already have! This event is taking place on 28 November 2020, from 9am. For more information, and to book your place.

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Don’t let COVID get in the way of your development!

We are not letting COVID get in the way of our teacher training events! We’ve already had 24 teachers attend our virtual, practical workshops and all agreed that they felt more confident about their food skills as a result. To find out about the other training we are offering, click here.

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Show your students they can have a career in food!

Interested in showing your students some of the options for careers in food? The new careers section on Food – a fact of life houses a downloadable poster and inspiring case studies about careers within food, covering those that ‘feed the nation’ and ‘inform the nation’.  To view the page, click here.

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Butcher’s customers win meaty praise for caring apprentice in industry training awards

SQA was delighted to sponsor the awards and congratulates all the winners.

A Coatbridge trainee butcher who helped ensure housebound customers were properly fed throughout the Coronavirus pandemic has won a national recognition award.

Customers of Hugh Black & Son butchers in Coatbridge’s High Street voted in their droves to secure teenager Nicky Presland the coveted Scottish Craft Butchers “Extra …

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