Online Workshop Details
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What’s it about?
Raise awareness and understanding of the components of the NQF quality indicators and the EYLF that relate to nutrition in early childhood and food safety; how this is important for child development ; what strategies can be used in practice to promote healthy eating and food safety to children and parents attending Centre Based Care
Specific Learning Outcomes
QA 2 :Childrens Health and Safety
PS1 – Know students and how they learn
PS4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning
- Increased awareness, knowledge and understanding of the nutrition component of the NQF (specifically element 2.2.1) and the My Time Our Place Framework e.g. nutritional requirements for children and how this relates to child development
- Increased knowledge and understanding of food safety requirements (specifically element 2.1.3 as required by the NQF, the My Time Our Place Framework and State legislation ) in Centre Based Care.
- Increased knowledge and understanding of what strategies can be used in practice to promote healthy eating and food safety to children and parents
- Increased confidence in promoting healthy eating and food safety to children and parents
Jillian is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with advanced training in paediatric nutrition and over 12 years dietetic experience. For the last 8 years, this has included working as a network Dietitian for NAQ Nutrition’s Food Foundations Program – delivering professional development workshops relating to ‘nutrition for early childhood and food safety’ for childcare staff and parents, conducting menu reviews for long day care centres that provide food; food safety appraisals for childcare facilities; and nutrition workshops for parents
Nicole is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 10 years dietetic experience. For the last 8 years, Nicole has worked in the area of childhood nutrition with NAQ Nutrition’s Food Foundations program delivering professional development workshops relating to nutrition for early childhood, food and behaviour, allergies, menu planning and accredited training in Food Safety for childcare and aged care staff. Nicole is a trainer and assessor for NAQ Nutrition Training.
Abbey has worked as a program manager for NAQ Nutrition’s Schools, OSHC and Childcare Advisory Services since 2005. Abbey’s expertise lies in promoting good nutrition and healthy lifestyles to parents and early childhood and OSHC educators, via education workshops, cooking demonstrations, curriculum development and implementation of healthy tuckshop menus. Abbey also has experience working with indigenous and rural and remote communities and well as those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Abbey is also a Food Safety Auditor and a trainer and assessor for NAQ Nutrition Training.