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The Education and Workforce Forum (a development of the Education Forum) will be held on Wednesday 11 March in Birmingham.

The day will bring together the profession including placement coordinators, University representatives and more to discuss and prepare to shape the future of dietetic education and the workforce of tomorrow.

Save the date, bookings open soon!

The day will include talks on:

BDA Education/Workforce Vision and strategy

The dietetic workforce is always changing. Dietitians are in demand to work across a growing number of areas including health and social care, public health, industry, sports nutrition, research. Learn about the current challenges and opportunities in the dietetic landscape. And, discover how the BDA strategic vision sets out to face them by developing a competent and motivated workforce to succeed in the current and future dietetic landscape.

Launch of the new BDA Curriculum Framework [subject to completion] & Preceptorship

This presentation provides an update on the new BDA Curriculum Framework 2020 for the pre-registration Education and Training of Dietitians. This significant document describes the key knowledge, skills and behaviours required by entry-level dietitians to be eligible for registration.  Preceptorship programmes to ensure newly qualified dietitians are supported in practice remain a focus at both a national and local level.

There will also be workshops on:

  • Apprenticeships  

Overview of current apprenticeships for dietetics.

  • Your CPD and Learning Zone

Experience and learn more about the range of continual professional development resources available via the BDA Learning Zone.

  • Advanced Clinical Practitioners

Learn about the opportunities for dietitians available in this expanding area of practice.

  • Placements

Interact with a range of practice placement providers on how to enhance and streamline practice placement delivery.