Supporting canteen staff to implement the Healthy School Canteen Strategy

School leaders can facilitate training for canteen managers and canteen staff.

As a School leaders you can:

  • Reinforce the requirement for your school canteen to meet the strategy by December 2019.
  • Facilitate access to the resources.
  • Encourage involvement with health promotion associations.
  • Collaborate with local schools to improve buying power for fresh ingredients and encourage canteen managers to share promotional initiatives and help each other with menu planning etc
  • Support and monitor the canteen manager’s work to meet the Food and Drink Criteria and complete a Menu Check.
  • Email us your canteen managers contact details so we can directly share resources and support them in ensuring your school canteen meets the strategy in time.

Resources available

As a school leader you can facilitate training for your canteen managers and canteen staff (including volunteers). The training resources and information have been developed to support school canteen staff include

You will also find healthy recipes, information, resources, a buyers’ guide and advice to assist canteens, schools and parents to serve healthy foods and drinks on the NSW Healthy Kids website.

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