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REFRESH.ED ANNOUNCEMENT – REFRESH.ED RESOURCES ARE MOVING
Commencing 1 February 2023, the Refresh.ED curriculum materials and resources will be transitioning to a new online website. The new Western Australian (WA) Whole of School Healthy Eating Program (FreshSNAP), is an integrated, comprehensive, statewide advisory and implementation service that is available to support schools to create healthy food environmentsThis entry was posted in News on .
Refresh.ED Announcement – change of contact details
Commencing 1 July 2022, Refresh.ED resources will be an integral part of the new WA Whole of School Healthy Eating Program funded by the WA Department of Health. ECU is proud to have worked with Department of Health, schools, teachers, professional organisations and other stakeholders to develop, promote and evaluateThis entry was posted in News on .
Refresh.ED Launches New Resources – Quick Bites
Introducing Quick Bites – The latest learning materials by Refresh.ED Quick Bites are shorter activities, designed to introduce a range of recommended food and nutrition topics to students. Curriculum linked Activities complement existing Refresh.ED Curriculum Units Suitable for primary and secondary students Year level & learning area aligned to curriculum –This entry was posted in News on .
Refresh.ED Newsletter July 2021
Welcome to Refresh.ED Newsletter July 2021, exploring all things food and science! With the upcoming events and celebration of National Science Week 2021 theme Food: Different by Design, we share some inspiration and exciting teaching opportunities to help integrate food and nutrition into science education. Download Refresh.ED July newsletter here.This entry was posted in News on .
NEW LEARNING UNIT AVAILABLE – UNDERSTANDING FOOD SYSTEMS
FOOD SYSTEMS – The future of sustainable food production is so important. Having a thorough understanding of where our food comes from and the processes it goes through is essential for the future security of the worlds food supply. Our Refresh.ED Understanding Food Systems Learning Unit is suitable for differentThis entry was posted in News on .
Follow us on Facebook @Refreshedschools
Through our Refresh.ED facebook page, we share the latest news and teaching ideas on all things food, nutrition and, healthy eating. We hope that you like, share and comment any of these materials with your fellow teachers and school staff. Follow us today @ Refreshedschools. – The Refresh.ED teamThis entry was posted in News on .
Refresh.ED Facebook page has been launched!
Earlier this month, Refresh.ED launched their Facebook page! This page will be used share up-to-date nutrition information, more recipes and lots of teaching ideas. Click here to check it out and remember to ‘like’ and ‘share’ the page with your networks.This entry was posted in News on .
A Focus On Eggs
Eggs for breakfast? Here are a few fun facts on why eggs are not only delicious but a healthy breakfast option. Eggs are: High in folate A source of 11 essential vitamins and minerals A great source of Omega-3 fats High in protein Egg Hygiene Bacteria grow well in rawThis entry was posted in News, Newsletter on .
Foodbank WA School Breakfast Program
The Foodbank WA School Breakfast Program supplies quality food products to registered schools free of charge to ensure all children have access to a nutritious breakfast before school. The program was initiated in 2001 in response to rising awareness that 50% of WA school children were: not having breakfast atThis entry was posted in News, Newsletter on .
‘Tis the season to be jolly
With the Christmas season upon us, it’s not uncommon for many Australians to put on weight over the Christmas – New Year period. On average, Australians gain approximately 0.8-1.5kg during this time. Whilst this may not sound like much, research has indicated this additional weight is rarely lost. Nutrition AustraliaThis entry was posted in News on .