FoodChoices® Curriculum Resource

The FoodChoices® Curriculum Resource is an ICT - based resource for secondary schools. The resource aims to increase students' food literacy by engaging them in rich and challenging tasks, while making lesson preparation and delivery easy for the busy teacher.

Announcing the new edition

The FoodChoices® Curriculum Resource is the successor to the popular Food choices the IT way used in over 1000 Australian secondary schools for more than 5 years.

Fully revised and updated in collaboration with the Home Economics Institute of Australia (HEIA), this new edition is inspired by feedback from practitioners.

The FoodChoices® Curriculum Resource is now delivered online. Subscribers access the teaching resources by logging into the secure area of this website.

Highlights of the new FoodChoices® resource include:

  • Topical new teaching ideas for teachers
  • Updated FoodChoices® software
  • New Australian food data (latest AusNut)
  • The new Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) for Australia
  • Full-colour graphical designs for the student resource sheets
  • Student resource sheets (fillable PDF forms) can be filled in electronically
  • Free download of the FoodChoices® software for students to use at home

More about the FoodChoices® resource

What's new in the FoodChoices® resource


Printable brochure with order form

NEWS—Upcoming HEIA workshops 2011

It [the workshop] was fantastic—I have used the program before, however, it was an excellent refresher to remind and reinforce what you can do with the program. It was great to work with others and share new ideas. — Participant Perth workshop.


Saturday 7 May, 10.00am-12.00pm
Wanganui Park Secondary College, Shepparton

Saturday 10 September, 10.00am -12.00pm
Mentone Girls Grammar School, Mentone

Saturday 22 October, 10.00am -12.00pm
St Patrick's College, Ballarat

For further information email


Saturday 27 August 2011, Time: TBA
HEIA(Q) state conference
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane

For further information email Janet Reynolds at