Preliminary Observations of an evolutionary Design and Technology curriculum: A Worrying Trend?

Dawne Bell, David Wooff, Matt McLain, Christopher Hughes

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Abstract

This poster presents the preliminary findings of senior lecturers working within two large Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providers in North West England. Derived during professional discourse and email conversation, the work presents observations by the authors that relates specifically to the changing nature of design and technology in some secondary schools in the training providers’ geographical location. Initial findings support other research (Hughes et al. (2010), (2011 )) into the evolving nature of design and technology in today’s economic and political climate which has examined aspects of the evolution of textiles technology within the secondary school curriculum.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventDesign and Technology Association Education and International Research Conference - Keele University, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Apr 2011 → …

Conference

ConferenceDesign and Technology Association Education and International Research Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
Period1/04/11 → …

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