School Education C1

Hands On Food Activity workshop 1. The first HOFA workshop will be dedicated centrally to de-construct and discuss the L4H HOFA instruments in order to prioritize and qualify those instruments. Detailed plans for the refinement of the instruments in subsequent workshop-based training events will be made. Necessary adjustments will be made to these tools as to allow standard evaluation. Other adjustments will be made to adapt them to differences in food and learning cultural contexts. The draft short list comprise the following.

1. Farm2School link. Pupils visit farms and learn about the production and distribution of the food they eat. Farmers go to school to inform food curricular activities. If possible, farmers engage in food sourcing as co-suppliers to school.
2. Sapere Taste Education. Taste classes at school based on the Sapere hands-on fruit and vegetable educational tool.
3. Food2School links. Locally organized sourcing of food for canteen from close-to suppliers. Suppliers engages as co-teachers.
4. School Gardening. Growing plant outside schools Edible School Yard. Growing plant foods inside schools including roof top gardening.
5. Food’n Science. Using food problems in PrBL based science teaching involving math, physics, chemistry, biology, ICT and home economics.
6. Adolescents Teach Kids. Secondary pupils act as supervisors and co-teachers for primary school pupils in PrBL (Problem-based learning) events.
7. Entrepreneur Teach Kids. Business people and farmers teaches entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation at school.
8. Theme Project Weeks. Food and health theme projects with family and outside school participation.
9. Food Trucks and cooking classes. Developing teaching instruments based on contemporary approach to school food such as healthy street foods brought to school and cooked outside.
10. Lifelong Food Literacy Learning. Teaching food and agricultural literacy from 1st to 3rd generation (Grand Parents Guest Teaching)
11. Foraging in Nature. Learning through wild plant and produce hunting in the local wood. The instrument will be pilot tested and a revised list will be developed and inform the development of the HOFA evaluation protocol as well as the evaluation tool and the HOFA handbook.
12. The grand chili experience. An instrument that combines chile growing with learning about chemosensory properties of chili varieties, basic chili cooking and learning about
calibration of the Scoville scale with the facial expression FaceReading.