Reason For Learning
To develop key knowlegde in Food Technology in preperation for VCE.
The aim of the Food Technology is to actively engage students in
learning about food in a variety of settings, enabling them to evaluate the relationships
between food, technology, nutritional status and the quality of life. Students will develop
confidence and proficiency in their practical interactions with and decisions regarding food.
Students will develop:
Knowledge, understanding and skills related to food hygiene, safety and the provision of
knowledge and understanding of food properties, processing and preparation and an
appreciation of their interrelationship to produce quality food
Knowledge and understanding of nutrition and food consumption and an appreciation of
the consequences of food choices on health
Skills in researching, evaluating and communicating issues in relation to food
Skills in designing, producing and evaluating solutions for specific food purposes
Knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the significant role of food in society.
Key Vocabulary Terms