Stephanie Valentine Deputy Director General British Nutrition Foundation Successful home economics teachers develop superb time and resource management skills. I couldnt do my job without them ….. oh, and a superb team of colleagues.
Christine Pollock Executive Director Learning and Leisure Services North Lanarkshire Council My training as a home economist undoubtedly helped to me develop high level practical and organisational skills, enabling me to multi-task and successfully achieve challenging deadlines, manage to handle diverse pressures and cope with the heat in the kitchen.
Ross Ford Plays rugby for Scotland When at school, he studied Higher Health and Food Technology, and says – You are what you eat! – This message was reinforced constantly in home economics.
Laura Durie Winner of BNF AH Prize, 2006 Now a third year dietetics student at Queen Margaret University Home economics has interested me since S1 of secondary. My dissertation in S6 greatly increased my passion for the subject, as it allowed me to study independently a chosen topic that interested me in relation to diet and health.