The Six Caribbean Food Groups Curriculum: An evaluation of different teaching methods at Primary Schools in Trinidad and Tobago by Grandison et al

“The Six Caribbean Food Groups Curriculum: An Evaluation of Different Teaching Methods at Primary Schools in Trinidad and Tobago” . Poor nutrition education can be associated with various chronic diseases such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and some cancer. The aims of this study was to compare the effectiveness of […]

Home Economics: Future proofing families for 21st century living by Prof. Donna Pendergast

“Home Economics: Future proofing families for 21st century living” Professor Donna Pendergast, Head and Dean  of Professional  Studies, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. A dedicated  professional home economist, she traveled to Montego Bay, Jamaica to deliver the keynote address to over three hundred delegates at the 22nd biennial conference of the […]

Meeting the needs of the family in a changing world: Perspectives from the Caribbean

Audrey A. Jones-Drayton, M Ed. CPHE, IPHE Caribbean families have throughout history displayed remarkable resilience and a key reason for this has been their ability to modify and reconfigure themselves to suit their specific social and political context (James and Harris,1998; Chamberlain,1999). A culturally appropriate definition of the Caribbean family, […]

Professionalism in Home Economics

Home Economics is a field of study and a profession, situated in the human sciences, that draws from a range of disciplines to achieve optimal and sustainable living for individuals, families and communities. Norma Maynard (Author) Download Professionalism in Home Economics by Norma Maynard PowerPoint Presentation.

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Competency Based Education

In this presentation Dr. Coward discusses Competency Based Education and Training: Implications for Workforce, on successful completion of the presentation, attending participants would have been able to discuss the underpinnings of  the competency-based training approach, comment critically on the strengths and limitations of competency-based training and establish the link between competency-based training […]

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Career Development Planning

 Jacqueline M. Holland, Ed. D,  CFCS, IFHE member, and family and consumer sciences supervisor at Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland, USA shares her findings and experiences  for getting students on the right career track and linking people to the right careers. She shares one of the most utilized career […]

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