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

Bell, Dawne, Wooff, David, McLain, Matt and Hughes, Christopher (2011) Preliminary Observations of an evolutionary Design and Technology curriculum: A Worrying Trend? Designing a Better Future, The Design and Technology Association Education and International Research Conference,, 2011, Keele University.

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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.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Education
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2015 08:59
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/6572

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