January 2024 Newsletter

 
Food Teachers Centre
January 2024 News
Support for Marking and Moderating
Dear ,
We will be holding over 30 regional meetings so that teachers can mark and moderate together in March. These meetings are for GCSE and L1-2 Hospitality and Catering.
Do click on our Google Map below to find your nearest meeting.
Or take a look at our listing here
Meeting Day Date Time 
Crawley, West Sussex Wednesday 06-Mar 16:15 – 18:30
Newcastle Wednesday 06-Mar 16.30-18.30
West London Thursday 07-Mar 16.00-18.00
Worcester Saturday 09-Mar 10.00-12.00
Newport, Wales Monday 11-Mar 16.00-18.00
Exeter Monday 11-Mar 16.30-18.30
Derbyshire Tuesday 12-Mar 16.30-18.30
Hatfield,
Herts
Tuesday 12-Mar 16.30-18.30
East London Wednesday 13-Mar 16.00-18.00
Soham,
Cambridgeshire
Wednesday 13-Mar 16.30-18.30
Tyne and Wear Wednesday 13-Mar 15.30-16.50
Ampthill, Beds Thursday 14-Mar 16.00 – 18.00
Brampton
Cumbria
Thursday 14-Mar 16.00 – 18:00
Skipton, North Yorkshire Thursday 14-Mar 16.30-18.30
Droylsdon,
Manchester
Thursday 14-Mar 16.00-18.00
Cumbria Thursday 14-Mar 16.00 – 18.00
Harrow, Middx Saturday 16-Mar 10.00-13.00
Swindon, Wilts Monday 18-Mar 16.00-18.00
Newcastle
Under Lyme
Monday 18-Mar 16.00-18.00
Morpeth,
Northumberland
Monday 18-Mar 16.00-18.00
Manchester Monday 18-Mar 16.00-18.00
Darlington, Co. Durham Tuesday 18-Mar 16.00 – 18.00
Bristol Tuesday 19-Mar 16.30-18.30
Gloucester Tuesday 19-Mar 16.30-18.30
Southampton Wednesday 19-Mar 16.00-18.00
Hove, West
Sussex
Wednesday 19-Mar 16.30-18.30
Lutterworth,
Leics
Wednesday 19-Mar 16.00 – 18.00
Nottingham Wednesday 20-Mar 16.00-18.00
Cheltenham Thursday 21-Mar 16.00-18.00
Taunton,
Somerset
Thursday 21-Mar 16.30-18.30
Barnet, NW
London
Saturday 23-Mar 11.00-13.00
SE London Saturday 23-Mar 10.00 – 13.00
Rudheath,
Cheshire
Wednesday 27-Mar
15.30-17.30
BOOK HERE  (be sure to click on the correct place!)
 
FREE Fish teacher training and student masterclasses
Fish HeroTeacher Training dates
JOIN US AROUND THE COUNTRY:
 
York
Sat 13th Jan
Birmingham
Sat 20th Jan
Northamptonshire
Sat 3rd February
Peacehaven
Sat 24th February
Swansea
Sat 2nd March
Bracknell
Sat 20th April
Bristol
Sat 11th May
To find out more and register for the FREE training, click here.  
 
 
‘DUO’
 
 
Vegan High Level Skills and Affordable Food
Lessons for All – Double practical day

 

Birmingham Sat 27th Jan
 
Nottingham Thurs 15th February

 

The aim of the day is to introduce you to our new KS4 Vegan High Level Skills training package for GCSE and KS4 vocational courses and also experience our KS3 Affordable Food Lessons for All resources..
A practical one-day course INCLUSIVE of two complete resource packages to take away and use, included in the course cost (worth £230).
More more information CLICK HERE
Birmingham Sat 27th Jan
Nottingham Thursday 15th February
 
 
 
Artificial Intelligence In Food education

 

Upcoming On-Line Workshops:

 

  • Introducing AI in Food Education (7th Feb 2024)
  • Integrating AI in Food Education (26th June 2024)
These workshops introduce you into the potential use of AI in food education. It focuses on how it could save you time and increase effectiveness, support your planning and teaching, and enhance pupil learning and experience. The pros and cons of AI will be discussed, as well as how to talk to pupils about its appropriate use.
 
FREE CATCH UP
AI in Food lessons
Roy Ballam discussed what AI looks like in food education and how we could use it within our teaching. The event was recorded and is available FREE to watch in the Food Teachers Centre group. 
Do you teach BTEC Home Cooking Skills?
Our next teacher meeting with Q&A is on Monday 22nd Jan 2024 with Melanie Williams Browne. Its free for those already signed up to our course this year 2023-24 (use the discount code in the training room).
For new teachers, book on using this link.
UPCOMING …. save the date

 

Everything Food Teaching, 28-29 June
Join the Food Teachers Centre for our must-attend online event, in a new format over two days!
  • ‘Everything
    food’ teaching brings together inspirational speakers on a variety of
    topics, including learning, subject specific knowledge, practical work,
    resources and much, much more.
  • Follow
    themes and threads throughout the two-days, supporting your own CPD.
  • Dip
    ‘in’ and ‘out’ of the two-day programme to suit your needs.
  • Join
    networking rooms with other food teachers, technicians, teacher trainers
    and food leaders to further discuss presentations and share best practice
    advice.
  • Get
    access to the entire programme, post event.
  • A
    Food Teachers Centre CPD certificate of attendance will be provided.
All this for just £40!
Pop the date in your diary today!
More details and booking link coming soon!

 

 Tunnocks TeaCake Challenge 2024

 

A challenge for your students to have a bit of fun whilst practising their plating up techniques and win prizes too!
 
Can anyone take part? Yes, there are categories for all ages.
I don’t think I have time to plan for this? There is a folder full of all the resources you will need in order to run the challenge, ready just to pick up and go. Look here
How do I enter? 
 You will find everything you need in the above folder.
The challenge closes on 24th May 2024.

 

 
Looking for a full list of Food Teachers Centre training for your whole team, including technicians and support staff?
Our full programme is published here
Community GUIDES to help you in the Food Teachers Centre
We have a number of useful guides – with FAQs answered and great support in the Food Teachers Centre
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Best wishes
from
Food Teachers Centre team
Volunteer Associates  and Ambassadors throughout the UK with a passion for ‘Better Food Teaching’.
The Food Teachers Centre is a place of:
 
  • creative and innovative ideas and action
  • practical solutions
  • learning and sharing

 

If your organisation or company would like to work with us – please do get in touch via our website or facebook page/facebook group
For more information Visit our Website
 
© Food Teachers Centre 2024  
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