TITLE

Health of millions of children put in jeopardy by Michael Gove

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Education (14637073);4/27/2012, Issue 464, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the concerns over the decision of Education Secretary Michael Gove for allowing academies to ignore national nutrition-based standards introduced by the British government in 2008. Chef Jamie Oliver contends that the decision to ignore guidance to help school feed their pupils could affect millions of children in the region. Meanwhile, Local Authority Caterers Association chairman Lynda Mitchell concerns that academies are openly selling unhealthy foods to their students.
ACCESSION #
87964967

 

Related Articles

  • Oliver says school meals review will delay progress. MANZOORI-STAMFORD, BYJANIE // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;7/13/2012, Vol. 202 Issue 4736, p7 

    The article focuses on the criticism of the recent decision of education secretary of Great Britain Michael Gove to conduct a review of the present school food plan. It informs that Gove has asked co-founders of restaurant group Leon, Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent to create an action plan to...

  • Health of millions of children put in jeopardy by Michael Gove.  // 14-19 Learning & Skills Bulletin;4/27/2012, Issue 54, p5 

    The article reports on the attack of chef Jamie Oliver to British Education Secretary Michael Gove for allowing academies to ignore national nutrition-based standards and lower the nutrition levels in the food that they offer to students. Oliver believes that the decision will affect the health...

  • Smart foods: extending the classroom into the canteen and the lunchbox. Bell, Colin // Nutridate;Jul2005, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p6 

    Discusses several issues on providing healthy food for children. Efforts of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver in re-introducing health into Great Britain's ailing school dinner service through the television show "Jamie's School Dinners"; Comparison of the contribution of various food groups to the...

  • Media Watch. Carey, Dorothy // Nutridate;Jul2005, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p8 

    Discusses the efforts of television chef Jamie Oliver to improve the school dinner meals served in schools in Great Britain. Information on his Feed Me Better campaign; Focus of the television series "Jamie's School Dinners"; Significance of his efforts in the decision of the British Government...

  • Mr Gove goes for Coalition academies (failing schools style).  // Education (14637073);11/12/2010, Issue 411, p3 

    The article discusses British Education Secretary Michael Gove and his plan to turn failing schools into academies as a means of raising educational quality.

  • New school system.  // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;11/30/2010, p8 

    The article reports on the planned of restoring academy freedoms by Great Britain's Education Secretary Michael Gove by removing the duties and requirements included in academy funding agreements.

  • FOOD PSYCHOLOGY 101: Cafeteria Categories. Wills, Steven R. // Odyssey;May2004, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p30 

    Presents information on nutritional tips that can be picked up by students in the school cafeteria.

  • Education! Celebration? Surely not? Waterman, Chris // Education Journal;11/23/2012, Issue 147, p9 

    The article offers information on festival of education event hosted in Institute of Education in London. The Great Britain's Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove participated in it and he was in conversation with David Aaronovitch. Nearly 1000 students, teachers and academerati...

  • OPINION POLL.  // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;10/19/2010, p32 

    The article features results of the opinion poll of the publication on the views of readers on the plan of Michael Gove to open academies in unused buildings of the Department for Education.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics