Skip to main content

Table 1 Overview of the interview topics

From: School food policy at Dutch primary schools: room for improvement? Cross-sectional findings from the INPACT study

Topic Principal Teachers
School food policy - Does the school have rules/recommendations about the food and beverages children are allowed to consume during school time?  
  - Can you describe these food rules/recommendations?  
Communication about food policy - Are the food rules/recommendations written down?  
  - Where are these food rules/recommendations written down?  
  - Do you inform parents about the food rules/recommendations?  
  - How do you inform parents about the food rules/recommendations?  
Compliance with food policy   - Does it frequently happen that children bring food to schools which is not allowed?
Enforcement of food policy   - What do you do when children bring food to school which is not allowed according to the food policy?
Appreciation of food policy   - Do you think that parents appreciate the school food policy?
   - Why do think that parents appreciate the school food policy?
Attention paid to school food policy and nutrition education - Does the school pay attention to nutrition and health during class?  
  - Which method or program does the school use to educate children about nutrition and/or health?  
  - In your opinion, does the school pay enough attention to nutrition and health?  
Schools’ role in encouragement healthy eating habits children - Do you believe that encouraging healthy food habits among children is a responsibility of the schools? - Do you believe that encouraging healthy food habits among children is a responsibility of the schools?
  - What is the role of the parents in encouragement of healthy eating habits among children? - What is the role of the parents in encouragement of healthy eating habits among children?