Online Innovate Year 9 Food Technology

Sold by: The Happiness Mission
(36 customer reviews)

$439.00 GST inclusive

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Experience Online Innovate Year 9 Food Technology without having to leave your computer screen. We’ve put together a live recording of the course so you feel like you’re in the room. You’ll have 24/7 access to 4.45-hours of video content guiding you through.


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Experience Online Innovate Year 9 Food Technology without having to leave your computer screen. We’ve put together a live recording of the course so you feel like you’re in the room.

You’ll have 24/7 access to 4.45-hours of video content guiding you through teaching four topic areas; Food in Australia, Food Equity, Food Product Development and Food Selection and Health.

We’ve supplied recipes, activities, student workbooks, assessment tasks, marking criteria and units of work. We’ll also jumpstart your knowledge of the major changes, so you walk into the classroom feeling enthusiastic and equipped.

‘Innovate Year 9 Food Technology’ is designed to assist teachers to engage students in the Year 9 Food Technology classroom. Turbo-charge your Food Technology lessons by captivating your students’ interest and imagination in problem-based learning opportunities.

This course develops your content knowledge and offers a value-packed suite of resources for these focus areas:

  • Food in Australia
  • Food Equity
  • Food Product Development
  • Food Selection and Health

With this course and resources, you’ll fast-track the hard work of planning and get straight to teaching. We want you to be able to:

  • Help students learn and succeed through quality content
  • Create a fun learning environment through activities.

Course inclusions

  • 4.45 hours of video that guides you through teaching
  • Annotated Syllabus to break down the curriculum requirements
  • Resources to use for classroom delivery and learning support
    • 4 x Units of work
    • 4 x Recipe booklets
    • 4 x Student work-booklets
    • 4 x Assessment tasks
    • 4 x Marking criteria
    • 2 x Assessment scaffolds
    • Engaging activity ideas
    • Plus more.
  • Course PowerPoint presentation of the course to re-visit at any time
  • Teacher PD’s support if you need any assistance throughout the course
  • Online access and delivery – 24/7 access via your Teacher PD log-in to complete it from home or workplace, around your busy schedule.


Food teachers looking for new resources, strategies and ideas to teach students in Year 9. This course has been designed around the Food Technology Years 7–10 Syllabus (2019) – NESA. The resources can be adapted to suit other states throughout Australia.

Online Innovate Year 9 Food Technology

Session 1: The Vitals

  • Syllabus changes
  • Opportunities for Project Based Learning
  • Literacy hacks
  • Scope and sequence

Session 2: Food in Australia

  • Food in Australia highlights- Mash-up
  • Foodie Adventures Assessment Task
  • Australian food team timeline

Session 3: Food Equity

  • Food Equity current statistics
  • FED- Food Equity Detective
  • The Hunger Case

Session 4: Food Product Development

  • Snack Founder Assessment Task
  • Environmental, Nutritional, Technological food product collaboration
  • Packaging Legal logistics
  • Supermarket Spy

Session 5: Food Selection and Health

  • Hello Eats Assessment Task
  • Exploring nutritional panels
  • Nutrient Match-Up



4.45 hours

Completing Online Innovate Year 9 Food Technology will contribute 4.45 hours of  Elective PD addressing 2.1.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level – Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.

6.2.2 Proficient Level – Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.


The videos are live recordings of the course being delivered in a face-to-face setting. You’ll feel like you’re in the room yourself with our trainer! This means sometimes the quality of audio and video fluctuates due to the environment. You might need to adjust the volume now and then, thanks for your understanding. We have worked closely with the post-production team to bring this course to you online, and provide the same level of comprehensive content as you’d receive in the face-to-face sessions.

Meet the trainer – Carly Middleton – The Happiness Mission

Carly Middleton is a lecturer and tutor at the University of Newcastle in the School of Education. Carly has been a Food Technology teacher for 17 years, has trained over 3,000 teachers – she’s no stranger to the classroom! Carly thrives on educating dynamic and passionate teachers and is a published author. She will provide you with tips and strategies to engage your students in studying the syllabus.


Enrol today and get immediate access so you can deliver the Year 9 Food Technology content confidently and easily. This course will help you free up time, engage your students and achieve your teaching goals.

We pride ourselves in offering you comprehensive teacher professional development and supporting you with all the resources, worksheets and activities you need to teach your students.

Please Note:

  • Purchasing 1 (one) course above will allow access for 1 (one) individual teacher to access and complete the online course.
  • Select “Group” when purchasing 2 (two) or more of the course.
  • The quantity of a single course you purchase will be the quantity of teachers you’ll be able to enrol and will be included in the group. For example, if you purchase 3 (three) of a course, you will be able to enrol 3 (three) teachers, or 2 (two) teachers and yourself.
  • The person who places the order is assigned as the ’group leader’. The group leader is able to enrol the additional teachers for the purchase group.
  • To be eligible to purchase additional licences to use the resources, one member of faculty from your school will need to be enrolled in the online course. If your school is eligible, email [email protected]
    for more information on additional licences.

36 reviews for Online Innovate Year 9 Food Technology

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    Alana Wykes, Rutherford Technology High School (Verified user)

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    Gabrielle McMahon , Marian Catholic College (Griffith NSW)

    LOVED it! I’ve already put in for next years budget in my KLA to participate in the Yr 10 FOT course as well. The resources are amazing and as a newer teacher it was great to see the innovative ideas in relation to class activities which will really make it more hands on and enjoyable for the students.

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    liam austen, erina high (Verified user)

    amazing resources, incredibly well put together and delivered

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    Brenton Hawken, Temora High School

    My preference was to attend the course in person, however, due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, this was understandably not an option. Still, I found the online course to be really engaging and easily accessible. Upon completion of the course, I felt I had a really good understanding on how to effectively deliver each of the content areas and I am really excited about doing so. Loved the layout of the course. Thank you.

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    Lara Ephron, Emanuel School (Verified user)

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    Dean Coggan, McAuley Catholic College, Grafton (Verified user)

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    Jennifer Rooney, De La Salle (Verified user)

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    Ingrid Jackson, Hay War Memorial High School (Verified user)

    Fantastic. When I clicked on the download videos they said that site not found. I have copied the links in the bar: tpd …. but i’m no sure if these inks will work yet.

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    Debbie Truman, Australian Christian College Marsden Park (Verified user)

    Great resources and help in setting content.

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    Tracey Black, Inaburra School (Verified user)

    The attention to detail is amazing. Visually stunning resources that provide plenty of scope for differentiation. I love these materials.

  11. (36)

    Holly Anderson, Trangie Central School (Verified user)

    Great resources and explanation of syllabus and assesments

  12. (36)

    Cindy-May Holmes, Trinity Catholic College Goulburn

    great content and delivery but the online nature was tiring

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    Tanaya Hempstead, Concord High School

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    kristi ibbotson, Bourke High School (Verified user)

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    Kerry Charalambous, Canterbury Girls High School

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    Brooke Alley, Arden Anglican School

    The course was well resourced and the clear information about syllabus changes was what I was particularly looking for.

  17. (36)

    Paula Hotham, Tumut High School (Verified user)

    Excellent course. Resources look great and cant’ wait to start teaching.

  18. (36)

    Michael Kybert, Northmead CAPA High School

    Well structured being an online delivery, presenter was quite funny and engaging.

  19. (36)

    Dianne Maddern, Cronulla High School (Verified user)

    Liked how the information is broken down into syllabus areas.

  20. (36)

    Joanne Kocsis, Parramatta High School (Verified user)

    Excellent resources and ideas on how to engage students

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    Catherine James, Cronulla High School

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    Amy Dalgleish, Carroll College Broulee

    The addition of online course is great, especially for those of us that are regional. Thank you!

  23. (36)

    Liane King, Northmead CAPA High School (Verified user)

    It was very inspiring. I have enjoyed the course and been given access to so many useful resources

  24. (36)

    Teresa Renneberg, Woolooware High School

    Always inspiring! New ideas are shared each time.

  25. (36)

    Gabrielle Hepworth, TRSC – Kadina High School

    Great Course! Was nice to be able to do this at the comfort of home

  26. (36)

    Sally Malone, Batemans Bay High School (Verified user)

    Fantastic series of resources that are current and engaging.

  27. (36)

    Helen Bull, Thomas Hassall Anglican College

    Really appreciated the videos as well as the workbooks, assessment examples and interactive lessons

  28. (36)

    Nicole Ross, Maitland Grossmann High

    Fabulous resources and updates. Thank you

  29. (36)

    Kumathavelli Gounden, Blaxland High School

    Will be using some of your ideas in my teaching. Very useful resources

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    Joanne Crowe, Chevalier College (Verified user)

    Fabulous course. So easy to follow , great presenter and excellent resources that I will definitely be able to use in the classroom. Thank you.

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    Laura Stewart, Georges River Grammar (Verified user)

    Very informative and well presented online – love that ability to pause, rewind and resume when I needed.

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    Jo Hall, Xavier High School

    I’ve been to 3 of Carly’s courses and now one online. One of the best things about these opportunities is the interaction and opportunity to network with other passionate Food Tech teachers which is a rare and valued opportunity. Online is good but face to face is excellent! (Bloody COVID :(

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    Emma Garland, Macquarie Anglican Grammar School (Verified user)

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    Samantha Morley (Verified user)

    I bought this when I suddenly found myself teaching food tech and no resources were left. It has been my lifesaver and saved me so much time. A couple of recipes have small errors (eg an item missing but you can work it out), otherwise I’d give it a 5 stars.

    • Teacher PD (store manager)

      Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with this valuable feedback, Samantha. We are so pleased to hear that Innovate has been such a helpful resource for you! We are always happy to take on feedback, and we appreciate you letting us know about the recipe errors. If you could, please send us an email at [email protected] so we can work on improvements. Have a lovely day.

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    Anonymous (Verified user)

    auNew South Wales, Australia

    Amazing course

    • Teacher PD (store manager)

      Thank you for your feedback. Have a great day!

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    Anonymous (Verified user)

    Really loved doing this course.

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