When? 4th September 2013, 16:30 – 18:30
Where? Dundee Science Centre
Recommended for: Practitioners with responsibilities for Food and Health, sciences, and Health and Wellbeing, and planning for learning for early years to senior phase.
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Food and drink offers an engaging context for learning within Curriculum for Excellence, providing opportunities for
interdisciplinary learning, and for rich and meaningful partnerships between schools, the food and drink industry and other organisations.
4.30-5.15: Registration, light refreshments, networking and tours of the Cooking Bus
5.15 – 6.00: Micro presentations from:
Education Scotland – Food for Thought – Food Education: an overview
Scottish Food and Drink Federation – How to link real life industrial applications to food education in schools
University of Abertay – What help can higher education provide and what are the next stages of study
Food Industry, Agrico– Why we get involved and how we can help support schools
Food and Drink Ambassadors – What we can offer schools
Eco-Schools Scotland – Food and the Environment’ topic; resources and case studies for interdisciplinary learning and teaching
Dundee Science Centre – Bringing food and science to life in Curriculum for Excellence
Scottish Schools Education Research Centre (SSERC) – sharing exciting activities on food chemistry
6.00 – 6.30: Food and Science marketplace, meet experts who can help with practical ideas and ways of using food as a context across learning. Discover the resources available from a range of organisations to support your planning for learning and teaching in the context of food and drink. Hear a selection of micro-presentations, explore exhibitor stands, take away free resources, network with colleagues and take the chance to visit the Cooking Bus
Delivered by Education Scotland, Scottish Food and Drink Federation, Dundee Science Centre and partners.