Food technology in secondary schools (UK) http://tinyurl.com/r2aqn Food technology in secondary schools (UK)
This report evaluates the effectiveness of provision in secondary schools for food technology within the National Curriculum subject design and technology. It examines strengths and weaknesses in pupils' achievement and the tension between the teaching of food to develop life skills and using food as a means to teach design and technology.
The report draws on inspection evidence collected by HMI between 2003 and 2005 and data from Ofsted's section 10 inspection database.
The Home Economics Story - 1951 film http://www.archive.org/movies/details-db.php?collection=prelinger&collectionid=00028a The Home Economics Story - 1951 film
Four years in the lives of four home economics students at Iowa State University.
The film isn't terribly interesting as an ISU recruiting film. But the dated social stereotypes are amusing.
There's a large implication that convincing parents to spend money on college for girls will be a tough sell. They don't make 'em like this anymore (thank goodness!).
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