PL Super Seminar! Nutrition Education & Visual Literacy in Schools

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The Literature Centre

Corner Hampton Rd and Knutsford St

Fremantle, WA 6160

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Join us at The Literature Centre, with partners Healthway and Foodbank WA, as we present a SUPER seminar on Nutrition and Visual Literacy!

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DOUBLE THE FUN! Nutrition Education and Visual Literacy in Schools

Join us at The Literature Centre on Thursday 2 December, with partners Healthway and Foodbank WA, as we present a SUPER SEMINAR on Nutrition and Visual Literacy.

Enjoy afternoon tea on arrival and browsing in our gallery, followed by 1 hour of Nutrition Education & Cooking in Schools and 1 hour of The Power of Picture Books in the WA Curriculum in the one inspiring seminar.

Suitable for Primary School Teachers, Teacher Librarians and Pre-Service Teachers.

All attendees receive a welcome bag with information, resources, a voucher and PL Certificates will be issued.

Nutrition Education and Cooking in Schools

4.30pm to 5.30pm, by Foodbank WA’s Public Health Nutritionists

Foodbank WA/Superhero Foods:

· Overview of nutrition education/promotion in schools – the WHY

· Overview of Superhero Foods – resources and access

· Australian Guide to Healthy Eating – hands on activity for participants

· How to implement cooking/nutrition education in schools

· Questions and discussion

The Power of Picture Books in the WA Curriculum

5.30pm to 6.30pm

By TLC Education Officers Natalya Hawrylak and Jen McKay

Discover how Literature Workshops using quality Australian picture books can be used in your classroom to achieve Curriculum outcomes. Workshops held at the Centre or in schools satisfy Visual Literacy learning outcomes across all strands of the Western Australian English Curriculum, differentiated for all students.

See how an assessment task suggested by SCSA may be used, and our Education Officers reveal how so many of our exhibitions used in Literature Workshops can provide fun and engaging learning opportunities. Take home tips and resources to inspire you today!

Schedule - Thursday 2 December:

4:00pm - 4:30pm. Gates open/Afternoon tea/Bookshop open

4:30pm – 5:30pm. Nutrition Education and Cooking in Schools (Foodbank WA)

5:30pm – 6:30pm. The Power of Picture Books (The Literature Centre)

6:30pm – 7.00pm. Bookshop open/Gallery viewing (optional)

You’ll be invited to explore our beautifully restored Centre and meet team members from Foodbank WA, Healthway and The Literature Centre.

Get a group of colleagues together and come on down to Fremantle for the afternoon and evening.

Bookshop & Art: Browse in our Bookshop featuring only Australian picture books and YA Literature. Original art and prints by a range of Australian illustrators are also for sale. EFTPOS facilities available.

Location: We’re inside the limestone walls of the world heritage-listed Old Fremantle Prison, in the Old Prison Hospital building. Access is via our own pedestrian gate on the corner of Hampton Rd and Knutsford St. No access via the main Prison entrance.

Parking: Free parking available on the Hampton Road grass, accessible via our gravel carpark.

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The Literature Centre

Corner Hampton Rd and Knutsford St

Fremantle, WA 6160

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Organiser The Literature Centre

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The Literature Centre is a not-for-profit organisation operating since 1993.

The Centre provides quality student workshops and writing programmes across Western Australia, inspires teachers through professional learning, and supports Australia’s talented Authors and Illustrators of literature for children and young adults. 

Venue Address: Old Fremantle Prison Hospital, Corner Knutsford Street and Hampton Road, Fremantle WA 6160

Telephone: +61 8 9430 6869

Email: info@thelitcentre.org.au

Website: www.thelitcentre.org.au   

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