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Reinforcing gender stereotypes, or are we all just showing our ignorance with respect to design and technology education

10th June 2019

If there was ever an example of journalists, fabricating and fanning the flames of an education ‘story’, in pursuit of a salacious report, then this was it. It all started as parent (or someone repres...

Written by: Andy Mitchell

Editorial for Designing Magazine 2019 - issue 113

7th June 2019

With the GCSE Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) and written examination now done and dusted, this feels like an opportune time to commit this to paper. It was clear when I took up this post that there w...

Written by: Tony Ryan

GCSE 2019-20 Contextual Challenges Published

3rd June 2019

Andy Mitchell reflects on the publication of the new GCSE Contextual Challenges that comprise 50% of the mark in the recently introduced Design and Technology GCSE. It’s been interesting to read th...

Written by: Andy Mitchell

5G is coming - is D&T ready? Are we connecting up our curriculum intelligently?

18th April 2019

Like the next person, I get excited by the potential for the use of future technology and its positive impact on both my own immediate and the wider world. No more so than when I read articles like th...

Written by: Andy Mitchell

What are you going to do with yourself next year?

22nd August 2016

Although I have spent about 26 years of my career teaching D&T at various educational stages, I’m currently not based in a school or other educational establishment.  Nevertheless, this time of ye...

Written by: Andy Mitchell

Marginalising Creativity

19th January 2016

Are you happy for creative subjects to be marginalised or removed from the curriculum? What are you thoughts?.. sign our petition

Written by: Debbie Woodbridge

D&T Buzz! Our new video newsletter

1st August 2014

We have launched D&T Buzz, a new video newsletter that will be posted to our members every month designed to update you on the activity of the D&T Association. Hopefully you will watch it and ...

Written by: Debbie Woodbridge