Professional development

Getting the messages too

Since 2007, CFHS has supported 51 community food practitioners to obtain a RSPH Diploma in Nutrition, Certificate in Nutrition or Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Healthier Food and Special Diets This publication reports on a survey carried out in 2014 to identify if and how this investment has benefited the community food practitioners, the organisations they work for and …

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Learning and development programme 2013: feedback from participants

This CFHS fact sheet examines the feedback from the evaluations of participants on the 2013/2014 learning and development programme.

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Short introduction to training the trainers – healthy cookery courses

This fact sheet summarises information gathered from across Scotland on activities that ‘train the trainers’ to deliver healthy cookery and food preparation skills in low-income communities.

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Promotion of REHIS Food and Health Course to low income communities

In June 2006 Community Food and Health (Scotland) commissioned Fiona Burrell to carry out a promotion of the REHIS Food and Health course in low income communities. This summary outlines the results of the promotion.

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Lessons from Compiling a Directory of Community Food Initiatives

The 2004 Directory of Community Food Initiatives provided a snapshot of food initiatives in Scotland undertaken by community groups. This briefing paper gives guidance to anyone considering compiling a similar directory on a national, regional or local scale.

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Professional Training Opportunities

A briefing paper on the increase in courses in food and nutrition to meet the increasing demand for a qualified work force to play varied roles in helping to improve Scotland’s diet

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Effective Working on Food issues with Scotland’s Black and Minority Ethnic Groups

Notes from a roundtable discussion exploring working with black and minority ethnic groups, refugees and asylum seekers on community food issues.

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Lay Community Food Workers

Notes from a roundtable discussion on lay community food workers attended by people who had worked in a non-professional capacity or who had set up a community food worker scheme, and providers of training and other support services.

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