Food teaching in secondary schools: knowledge and skills framework

Guidance to support secondary school teachers deliver food teaching in schools.


Food teaching in secondary schools: a framework of knowledge and skills

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Support for secondary schools to implement the requirements for food teaching within the new National Curriculum for Design and Technology (D&T) in England, the GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition and the Core Competences for Children and Young People.

Use the framework to:

  • review and plan courses for trainee teachers, and set out expectations for qualified teacher status
  • audit current practice by existing teachers, supporting performance related development
  • support professional reviews with colleagues
  • plan and run professional training courses to support best practice
Published 19 November 2015