Presentation on theme: "Food Station … the best way to healthy food. About Vangeboskolen Public school in Denmark 45 teachers and 18 social workers 500 students Aged from 6 to."— Presentation transcript:
About Vangeboskolen Public school in Denmark 45 teachers and 18 social workers 500 students Aged from 6 to 16 years Food Station is initiated by the very dedicated Board Vision transformed into practice by Project Leader Ulla Jensen …Headmaster – and substitute! – René Glud Jensen
Educational social-cultural project To create a cafeteria with the students Focusing heavily on ”you are what you eat” Instil in the students a genuine and ”down to earth” attitude and enjoyment of ”real” food To have an open and frank dialogue concerning attitudes and behaviour relating to the culinary experience To supply the students with healthy values regarding food on the ”journey of life” Enhance and augment the students imagination, creativity, and sense of taste
Teams and resources 12 classes participate in the project 1/3 of the students participate cooking activities in the kitchen at a time Duration: 3 weeks for each class – that is each team cooks for 1 week The food is sold in the cafeteria
The food…! We only use seasonal vegetables and fruit Daily home baked bread Every day there are fresh mixed salads Dessert on Fridays…! (René´s favourites…) Alternating between served portions and buffet Both cold and hot dishes Beverages: Water with fresh lemon
Goals and criteria for success That the students have experienced the project week as being one that is fun, exciting and interesting That the teaching staff are ”fully onboard” so that the students experience that the project is a natural extension of the normal curriculum. That the parents express a positive attitude about ”Food Station”
Goals and criteria for success - continued That the students experience an improved concentration span and an improved ability to assimilate new material That the students experience a social paradigm shift through the new manner in which they interact. That in long run, the project will contribute to the positive image of Vangebo school.