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Cooking and Purchasing Food in Schools

Discussion in 'Cookery' started by anonymous999, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. anonymous999

    anonymous999 New commenter

    Hi,

    Apologies if this is in the wrong place. I am a nurse looking into a multi-agency approach to obesity for a piece of post-grad course work and am trying without success to find out about cooking and nutrition in secondary education.

    Simple questions for those that know:

    1. Is cooking a "proper" part of the curriculum, as in is it assessed?
    2. Does it fully enable children to know how to cook for themselves or is it a starter education that needs parental follow up to be effective?
    3. Does it enable them to know how to buy ingredients in an economic way, eg: buying single veggies vs buying big pre-pack bags.

    Quick answers are fine - it's a short report I'm doing so one word/line replies would be fantastic!

    Cheers,

    Joe
     
  2. lapinrose

    lapinrose Star commenter

  3. anonymous999

    anonymous999 New commenter

    Thanks, I've clicked join but it looks like there will be some qualifying email hoop I need to get through to get in as it's a group only for food teachers. I hope it's an easy question I can use my ninja skills to answer and then ask them there :)
     
  4. lapinrose

    lapinrose Star commenter

    Hi, I've copied your post to the Food Teachers group.
     

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