The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Holyrood Events: School Food and Feeding the Mind

This event will investigate the ongoing changes and debates around School Food. New regulations must be in place by autumn 2020. The government has announced that School food must include more fruits and vegetables and less processed red meat and sugar on their menus.

This event is part of the 'On the Nation's Plate' series.

Key issues to be addressed

  • The change in nutritional guidelines and food standards for food at school
  • Tackling obesity and bad nutrition through opportunity and education
  • The impact of a balanced diet on achievement and tackling the attainment gap
  • Embracing culture and community through the food you serve
  • Role of schools in establishing healthy eating habits

Confirmed speakers

  • Pete Richie Nourish Scotland
  • Chris Boyle, Brakes Scotland - Meals and More
  • Lesley Richard, Strategic Procurement Manager, Scotland Excel

Event details

Who should attend?: Headteachers and teachers, food suppliers and providers, health and social care specialists.

Date: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Time: 9:30 - 15:30

Location: Central Edinburgh, venue tbc

Costs: Visit the website or details

Find out more

Further information about the event, including an agenda, can be found of the Holyrood website.

If you have any queries, please email or phone 0131 285 1635