Food Smart Schools

Food Smart Schools Program

Food Smart Schools

Need

A single information and support service providing nutrition information and resources to the whole of school community did not exist in Qld.

Solution

We developed and launched the Food Smart Schools program in 2011 including a FREE subscriber service offering information and resources and telephone support for all members of the school community including tuckshops, principals, parent groups, teachers, school nurses, parents and students.

Development of user pays services including detailed tuckshop menu assessments, teacher professional development sessions, nutrition education and cooking workshops, food safety supervisor training, healthy school makeovers boarding school menu reviews.

Outcomes

700 new subscribers who have access to monthly e-newsletters and information relating to healthy canteen menus, positive fundraisers, teacher classroom rewards, lesson plans, lunchbox ideas, recipes and case studies.