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CSEC Home Economics – Family and Resource Management

FAMILY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
31
Jul

RATIONALE

Home Economics is an interdisciplinary field of study that comprises three major options: Family and Resource Management; Textiles, Clothing and Fashion; and Food, Nutrition and Health. Family and Resource Management is concerned with effective use of resources to achieve individual and family goals. Textiles, Fashion and Clothing focuses on the development of skills in the use and care of fabrics and the study of fashion and design. Food, Nutrition and Health deals with the science of food, planning, preparation and service of meals for the health and well-being of the family.

AIM

This course aims to:

  1. develop knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable students to pursue post-secondary studies, future careers and work associated with family and resource management, food, nutrition and health, clothing, textiles and fashion;
  2. develop an understanding of the skills required for nurturing the growth of individuals an families and manage family life for successful living;
  3. develop foundational competencies for the effective management of the interrelationships among nutritional needs, healthy lifestyle practices and the environment;
  4. create an awareness of the value of indigenous resources of the region to aesthetics, science and technology competencies in the improvement of social and economic well-being;
  5. provide opportunities for the development of behaviours for active involvement in the health and well-being of the home, community and workplace;
  6. equip students with critical thinking, design, analytical and problem solving skills through authentic learning experiences.

Course Content

Total learning: 79 lessons Time: 52 weeks

Instructor

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Trained Graduate Teacher

My name is Olivia Huslin-Bryant, presently employed to Meadowbrook High School, Kingston, Jamaica in the capacity of/as a teacher of Home Economics. I am a trained teacher at The Mico University College previously The Mico College in Jamaica. I also hold a Bachelors in Food Service Production and Management from University of Technology, Jamaica, Servsafe certificate from Hocking College in Ohio, USA. I am an instructor with Heart Trust NTA in areas of Commercial Food Preparation and Housekeeping. I am an adjudicator with Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (J.C.D.C).

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