Children's health and safety: Promoting healthy eating

Children's health and safety: Promoting healthy eating

International Child Care College
Updated Aug 01, 2019

Course Overview

Educators play an important role in promoting healthy eating to young children. T as well as the legislation and guidelines in place to help them promote healthy food choices.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for new and trainee educators, as well as students who would like to become early childhood educators and want a better understanding of what the role entails.

The course is also suitable for educators seeking professional development, or for early childhood services wanting to provide holistic professional development for staff members.

Learning Objectives

  • How to encourage healthy food habits in young children
  • Ways you can work in partnership with families
  • How you can promote physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle

Business Outcomes

Many students want to work as Educators because they love interacting with young children. Many of them don't have an understanding of the broad tasks they will be expected to perform as an Educator, including setting up and cleaning the environment each day. By gaining a more holistic view of an Educator's role, students will be better prepared for the realities of the workplace. The course will also allow services to provide consistent professional development that all staff members can complete individually and at their own pace.