To understand how the pilot had:
Increased awareness of healthy food options, especially local foods
Shifted children’s preferences towards healthy food
Demonstrate how storytelling and innovative technologies are an effective method for educating children and fostering behaviour change
Taught the delivery team about doing innovation in the Pacific
The results demonstrate that innovative technological approaches can be used to tackle complex challenges – such as Non-Communicable Diseases.
increase in children’s ability to identify healthy foods
increase in children’s ability to identify unhealthy foods
of children are more likely to express a preference for healthy foods
of teachers observe a positive change in children’s eating behaviours
of teachers suggest storytelling and innovative technologies are more effective than traditional teaching methods
This approach may well provide the catalyst for transitioning the small-scale outcomes evident in the Beyond the Stars pilot, to a much larger program that can sustain long-term impact.