ECHO® Learning Series

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ECHO® Learning

Skills in Early Childhood Nutrition Series


Learn how to respond to common nutrition issues for children aged 0-5 years.

Tuesday 19 October to 12 November 2021, 1.00pm – 2.00pm
4 weekly sessions x 1 hour each

This series will be conducted in partnership with Nutrition Australia Qld through the INSPIRE [Intensive Nutrition Support Program Inspiring Regional Educators] Project which is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government.

Participants will gain a thorough understanding of key nutrition phases for children aged 0-5 years. This series will equip participants with strategies and confidence to respond to common nutrition issues they come across in their work.

Target Audience: Early childhood staff , playgroup facilitators, and community workers working with children aged 0-5 years.

Panel members: NAQ nutrition, Health and Wellbeing Queensland, Playgroup Queensland, Childcare Centre Director, Child Health Nurse, Multicultural Health Workers.

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Childhood Overweight and Obesity Series


Learn how to prevent and manage childhood obesity in primary care with specialist support.

This ongoing series is conducted in partnership with Children’s Health Queensland and The University of Queensland.

Childhood overweight and obesity affects 1 in 4 Queensland children and is associated with poor long-term health, emotional and social outcomes. It often affects whole families, and primary health professionals are well placed to deliver holistic care for the entire family, with treatment safely delivered in primary care with specialist support.

Target Audience: clinicians including GPs, nurses, medical specialists, and allied health professionals with an interest in childhood overweight and obesity prevention and management.

Panel members: general paediatrician, paediatric dietitian, paediatric psychologist and guest presenters.

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Healthier Remote Food Stores Series


Learn how to support remote stores to build workforce capacity around nutrition.

This series was conducted in partnership with Monash University, The University of Queensland, Menzies School of Health Research, Outback Stores, The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation, Refresh Centre of Research Excellence, and Murtupuni Centre for Rural & Remote Health.

Participants will be given insight into 9 key areas for working together with remote stores business owners and operators to build nutrition workforce capacity to facilitate positive, sustainable change, as well as enable monitoring and evaluation using the Store Scout app.

Target Audience: community dietitians and public health nutritionists working in remote communities.

Panel Members: health and nutrition manager, nutritionist, research fellow, associate professor public health nutrition, senior lecturer public health nutrition, program advisor nutrition strategy, PhD candidate and guest presenters: senior policy officer, group merchandise and IT manager.

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Tuckshop Menu Planning Series


Learn how to design and market a healthy tuckshop menu that’s sustainable for the tuckshop and benefits the school community.

This series will be conducted in partnership with Queensland Association School Tuckshops (QAST).

Participants will learn how to review their current tuckshop menu, explore the benefits of Smart Choices, develop skills in community engagement, design and market their new menu and how to create a sustainable tuckshop that benefits the whole school community.

Target Audience: registration open to QAST members: tuckshop convenors, operation managers, P&C members, principals.

Panel members: QAST Dietitian, QAST Executive Services Manager, Queensland High school and primary school tuckshop convenors, Department of Education representative.

View the Tuckshop Menu Planning Series overview (PDF, 204KB).

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Last updated 28 September 2021