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Food & Consumer Education

HILDAN EXPERIENCE

Food & Consumer Education

Programmes

Our Goal

The FCE syllabus is designed to empower students to be health-conscious and discerning consumers; enabling them to better manage their lives for the present and the future. The focus is on how individuals and families optimise their resources of food, finance and time to meet their physical, mental, social and economic needs.

Our Objectives

We aim to enable students to:

a. understand the importance of nutrition for long-term health

b. apply basic principles of consumer education

c. apply basic financial principles for everyday decision making and planning

d. appreciate and develop an understanding of food, nutrition and trans-cultural awareness in the global context

e. nurture and develop critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity, a spirit of enterprise, innovation, and aesthetic awareness; to make informed and discerning food and consumer-related decisions

f. develop positive attitudes and values for the well-being of the community (families and society)

g. demonstrate effective and responsible use of resources for the individuals and the community

Programmes

Students will have hands on session on steaming, boiling, grilling, baking and frying. Armed with these cooking skills, they will prepare a variation of a dish learnt, try a different dish of their choice from a selected cooking method and plan and test out dishes for a class outing. Students are given opportunities to work individually, in pairs and in groups using ICT skills to collaborate with using shared google documents to serve healthy dishes for outings and families.

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