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Family English Maths and Language courses

FEML Cooking on a Budget

Day of week:
Real time Online
Mixed Level
12:30 - 14:30
6 weeks

To book a place please call 03000 415888 or email and leave your name and a contact number.

This online course is for mothers, fathers and carers with children aged 5 to 11 years.
Family Learning courses are engagement courses, helping families move back into learning. All the courses are FREE. Learners can attend up to two Wider Family Learning (WFL) and Parenting courses from August 1st 2020, and can then progress onto a Family English, Maths and Language course. Priority for places is given to new learners.

It is designed to:
Encourage adults to look at the food they eat and try new ideas and recipes which can be incorporated into an affordable, healthy, balanced family diet.
It includes planning, preparing and cooking a variety of food to be shared with children after each session. The course aims are to build confidence in cooking as well as embedding practical maths and English skills.
This online course is designed so that outside of the taught session, parents can jointly cook the dish with their children and report back to the tutor at the next session.
Content will include all/some of the following:
• Cook a variety of affordable, healthy foods and share with your child
• Use the ‘Eatwell Plate’ to learn about food groups and work towards a balanced diet
• Follow and adapt child friendly recipes- reading, writing and ratios
• Use metric and imperial measures and conversion tables when shopping and preparing food alone and with your child
• Increase safety awareness inside & outside the home with food preparation, storage & cooking
• Compile ideas for healthy breakfasts, lunches & snacks
• Create a 5 a day meal planner and shopping list to suit budget and family lifestyles
• Read and understand food labels/tables in relation to Guideline Daily Amounts (GDAs) for men, women and children
• Try new foods and discuss likes/dislikes

How will I be taught?

This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners. Learners will join the class from home and be able to exchange and interact with other learners as they would in the classroom (speaking and listening).
There will be discussion and demonstration. You will have opportunities to discuss and ask questions - this is an interactive course with the Tutor present throughout.

What do I need to have with me?

Laptop, tablet or Smart phone with the Zoom app installed. There is no subscription required.
Pen and paper. Please wear an apron and have available all ingredients and equipment. The tutor will send a list by email before the session giving the details.

What can I do next?

Family English or Family Maths with the option to take English or maths Functional Skills qualifications.

What do I need to join the course

To book a place please call 03000 415888 or email and leave your name and a contact number.
Before the class starts, the tutor will have sent an email invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free, secure and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email.
Additional Information
By participating in this online/live class you accept and understand that Family Learning activities involve potentially hazardous tools and equipment and that such activity carries the risk of injury. You understand that it is your responsibility to judge your and your children’s motor skills and physical ability.

It is your responsibility to ensure that by participating in classes and activities from Kent Adult Education, you will not exceed your and your family’s limits while performing such activity, and you will select the appropriate environment and level of task for your and your family’s skills and abilities.

You understand that in creative and physical activities you and your children will need to be suitably dressed, will need protect your work surface and be mindful of the correct Health & Safety processes. KAE is not responsible for damage to items in your house/home or persons.

KAE are not responsible for any injuries you or your children may experience as a result of your attendance of this course. By remaining enrolled on this course, you are accepting that you have read, understood and agreed to follow these basic instructions.

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If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code DAR/104116/J/NC.

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