The EIT Food School Network is a collaboration working towards improving dietary choices and reducing food wastage in preschool, primary school and secondary school pupils by bringing together industry, academia and key stakeholders in school food. A range of work packages were conducted by project partners in 2018 and 2019, including the development of an educational app, early educator resources and qualitative research with key stakeholders in secondary schools.
Workshops will be held in four European cities towards the end of 2020. These will be Bilbao, Warsaw, Helsinki, and Reading, UK. The main aims of the workshops are:
- To consolidate the network and bring stakeholders together
- To present 2018/2019 project results
- To promote the exchange of ideas and information and ensure effective translation of the project findings to date
Project partners are working to supplement the already created tools for pre-schools, primary and secondary schools by developing mindful eating workshops for pupils. The tools developed in the first two years of the EIT Food School Network are also being adapted for dissemination to parents.
News and updates from the project can be found at www.eitfoodschoolnetwork.com
Project Leadership: Begoña Alfaro – Azti