Healthy Eating Resources for Post Primary School Teachers

Healthy Eating Policy

Toolkit

This toolkit will guide schools through the process of developing and implementing, or reviewing and improving an existing policy including: including: carrying out an audit; drafting a policy; consulting with parents; implementing the policy.

Healthy Eating Policy Development Toolkit for Post-Primary Schools
Order a hard copy from www.healthpromotion.ie

Training

Although the toolkit can be freely downloaded, the accompanying Wellbeing Through Healthy Eating Policy Development Training is recommended:

This training will guide schools through the process or developing and implementing, or reviewing and improving an existing policy including: including: carrying out an audit; drafting a policy; consulting with parents; implementing the policy.

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In-person training is approved for sub cover by the Department of Education.

Resources for Promoting Healthy Eating

School Meals Scheme

The School Meals Programme operated by the Department of Social Protection provides funding towards the provision of food services in DEIS schools.  

All schools involved in the School Meals Programme are required to adhere to the Nutritional Standards for School Meals.

Supporting Parents in Promoting Healthy Eating

The START campaign is a public awareness campaign for parents that provides advice on healthy snacks, treats, menu planning and a selection of recipes.  www.makeastart.ie