New Healthy Eating Campaign – Food Standards Scotland

We are pleased to be running a new Healthy Eating campaign from 1st – 30th June 2018.

We are encouraging improved eating behaviours when out and about, by empowering the people of Scotland to say no thanks to offers of upsizing.

With your help, we can get more people to be aware of upsizing – if you would like to support …

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Careers in the Food and Drink Sector

Food and Drink Federation Scotland has produced a new interactive resource demonstrating career progression in the Food and drink sector. 


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Food and Health News – Education Scotland

Food and health NIH page

We have created a Food and Health summary page to help practitioners find key information, resources, exemplification and links on the National Improvement Hub. 


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CDN College Expo 2018

The College Expo18 programme is now live, with over 90 sessions, taking place 6-7 June, it promises an exciting, inspirational and diverse programme. Education Scotland will participate with sessions on ‘Profiling Skills in the Context of DYW’, ‘How good is our Learning and Teaching’? and How do I develop Creativity Skills’. The event also offers a wide variety of interesting sessions …

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New data on attainment of school leavers published on Parentzone Scotland

Each year, to help raise attainment and support school improvement, information is gathered on the attainment and destinations of school leavers across Scotland. The information adds to that already provided by schools in their handbooks, standards and quality reports, websites, and regular communications with parents. All of these together are designed to help parents better understand schools and encourage communication …

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Sanderson High School’s Flexible Learning Pathways

What is this?
​​This case study describes the approaches Sanderson High School in South Lanarkshire has taken to develop flexible learning pathways that meet the needs of all learners.


Who is this for?
​This case study will be of particular interest to teachers and senior leaders in secondary schools and special schools.

​How to use this resource
Schools can …

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Join Nourish Scotland at the Making a Living from Local Food Gathering

For the second year, we are hosting our annual gathering for local food producers and entrepreneurs in Scotland  – and you are invited! Join us at the Falkland Centre for Stewardship in Fife on Monday 4th of June between 9:45am and 6:45pm for some networking, campaign updates, speakers and site visits, followed by an (optional) veggie BBQ dinner at Pillars of Hercules organic cafe. The gathering is part …

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FSS Response to First Minister’s Meeting with Jamie Oliver Setting Target to Halve Childhood Obesity by 2030

Heather Peace, Head of Public Health Nutrition at Food Standards Scotland said:

“Food Standards Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s commitment to halving childhood obesity in Scotland by 2030, and we will continue to work with the Scottish Government and others to help achieve this objective.

“Obesity is one of the most serious problems we face in Scotland today, with 29% of …

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Scottish Learning Festival

Registration for SLF 2018 is now open – Please register here.

The Scottish Learning Festival 2018 takes place on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 September in the SEC, Glasgow.

The theme for SLF 2018 is Collaborating for Improvement with a particular focus on;

effective collaborations that ensure young people are having a greater say in decisions that affect their lives
strong STEM education and training that …

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Food skills videos

If you want to demonstrate some key, basic food skills to your pupils, our Peel, chop and grate videos can help. These short videos demonstrate how to safely use a peeler, grater and the bridge hold and claw grip techniques using a vegetable knife.


To view the videos, click here.


You can also find the videos, along with …

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