During the summer of 2010 once again National and Regional Design and Technology (D&T), Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) organisations joined forces to present the North West Design and Technology Festival, a free conference for design and technology teachers. Hosted by the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) at the Daresbury Laboratories, Warrington, the original event was the brain child of Paul Abbot whose concept was to provide a provide a forum where achievements of both pupils and teachers from across the North West could be recognised. This article presents the highlights from the festival and showcases some of the curriculum innovation on display from participating schools.
|Journal||D&T Practice: The Design and Technology Publication for the Profession|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|