Healthy 'food-tastic' adventure around the world

Ref: C3840556

Healthy varied diet which will include healthy recipes from around the world,and also to develop students general knowledge by educate them about other cultures and develop the geophysic knowledge such as identifying countries on the world map or a globe and give a brief culture background and famous dishes. Join in a group discussion to talk about health issues,such as nutritious and how to keep your heart healthy and general well-being,and being active through easy exercise that can manage at home

Course aim

To provide skills and knowdge ,that help you to cook healthy food for your self ,family and friends. Build up self confidence that will have a positive impact on your self ,family and your community.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for people with little spoken English
  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Building self confidence and self esteem and improve communication through reading recipes or hand outs related to healthy cooking or general well-beingand group discussions .
  • To become more healthy through weight management and develop healthy habits of healthy eating as a way of life.
  • To live in a healthy environment by the way preparing food(health and safety).
  • Consume a wide variety of food to provide an adequate intake of of vitamins ,minerals and dietary fibre which are important for our health.
  • Getting active will help you to develop healthy habits through out your lives. Take simple steps to improve your heart health,diabetes,obesity and general well-being.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • To take part in preparation Anne making the dish ,and to be involved in cleaning and tidying up afterwards. To participate in group discussion and share your skills and knowledge with your class members

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • Folder , Note book and pen.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here

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Healthy 'food-tastic' adventure around the world


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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