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Moira Stalker National Co-ordinator SFDF Schools Programme
Some questions? • What jobs do you think are available in the food and drink or dairy industry? • Would you consider a job in the food and drink or dairy industry? • What subjects do you think you would need to study to get a job in the food and drink or dairy industry?
Scottish Food and Drink Industry • • A priority industry Turnover circa £ 10 bn Employs circa 49, 000 Skills gaps: food technology, engineering & science • Skilled & innovative workforce key to future success
What is the programme about? – Increase awareness of the food and drink industry as a “Career Destination of Choice” – Help you to understand how subjects like maths, science, technology and IT as well as home economics can help you to get a job in the food and drink industry. – Help you to make understand more about career and job opportunities in the food and drink industry and the skills you need to get a job or study for a job in this industry. – Help you to understand the connections between the food on your plate and what you are learning in schools to employment in the food and drink industry.
Eastbank Academy, Wiseman’s & SFDF • Work with you to run a programme. • Find out what you would like to do as part of the programme. • Find out what you think about the activities that you will be taking part in. • Find out what you think about the industry. • Ask you to help us to record your progress in video, photographs, blogs and text.