Are you interested in participating in the IFHE Pacific Region's Food Literacy Skills Network?
Home economics teachers have a particular interest in developing the procedural or hands on food skills of young people. The declarative or food literacy skills, which include but are not limited to the meal planning and shopping skills, need to be incorporated into every home economics teacher's toolkit.
Read more about food literacy in the latest news Queensland University of Health and Helen Vidgen's definitive document Defining food literacy, its components, development and relationship to food intake: A case study of young people and disadvantage
Congratulations to colleague Dr Helen Vidgen on her recent conferral of her PhD late 2013. Helen is a senior research fellow and now leads a $220,000 project with the QUT
More information soon to register your expressions of interest in participating in the IFHE Pacific Region's Food Literacy Network.