Webinar dates and topics


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Teaching food

A series of videos, originally developed for the DfE Teach Food Technology programme.

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FTPP case studies

To find out more about the FTPP programme and how it has helped HLTAs, trainees, NQTs and more experienced food teachers with their personal and professional development, why not read these case studies?

How to use the programme and portfolio

The FTPP programme and printed portfolio have been designed to help teachers audit, plan and evidence their personal and professional development. Find out more here.


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Webinar dates and topics

Webinar topics from the FTPP programme.

Webinar dates and topics year 3

Webinar topics from year 3 of the programme.

A number of webinars took place during the first two years of the FTPP programme. The webinars were all recorded and the recordings will be uploaded to YouTube shortly.  The dates and topics were:

12 January 2016 - Welcome to the FTPP programme 

9 February 2016 - Top tips for managing practical lessons 

22 March 2016 - The Eatwell Guide (new healthy eating model) 

12 April 2016 - Functional characteristics of ingredients 

3 May 2016 - Performance management - using the guidelines to improve your teaching

21 June 2016 - Implementing good food hygiene and safety  

12 July 2016 - Teaching the curriculum - how to plan a scheme of learning 

2016/17 webinars

13 September 2016 - Building a whole school approach to food and nutrition education 

4 October 2016 - Support for GCSE NEA 1 (The Food Investigation Assessment) - how to run a safe, effective and meaningful food investigation 

15 November 2016 - Support, help and advice for non-specialst food teachers 

6 December 2016 - NEA 2 

10 January 2017 - Managing a food department and supporting non-specialist teachers

7 February 2017 - Behavour change and healthy eating 

14 March 2017 - Effective transition and progression

25 April 2017 - Teaching strategies during practical lessons 

16 May 2017 - Teaching food in special schools 

6 June 2017 - Factors affecting food choice 

4 July 2017 - Year 2 and the future 


2017/18 webinars

19 September 2017 - NEA 1 - Essentials