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Posts tagged with "Secondary - Enterprise"

GCSE and GCE Design and Technology developments: where are we?

11th May 2015

There is no doubt about it, keeping up with the changes and possible implications for the future direction of design and technology (D&T) and related qualifications is challenging. The Awarding Or...

Written by: Andy Mitchell

TenX Thinking

2nd February 2015

Design over the years has tended to move in small, comfortable steps. Motor vehicle design for example began by firstly emulating carriages using spoked, wooden wheels and ‘coach-built’ bodies, then g...

Written by: Willy Adam

More than skills

29th May 2014

The recent report commissioned by the Royal Academy of Engineering called ‘Thinking like an engineer – implications for the education system’ describes six engineering habits of mind; characteristics ...

Written by: Cheryl Phillips

Spread the word

19th March 2014

Recently, I presented at a conference on future skills organised by the trade magazine; The Manufacturer.  The key note speaker was Lord Baker, Chairman of the Baker Dearing Trust.  I’ve seen him pres...

Written by: Cheryl Phillips

Big Bangs and damp squibs

13th March 2014

Design and technology has been in the news a lot over the last couple of days - or should I say, design and technology should have been in the news a lot! First was the CBI report, 'Engineering our fu...

Written by: Richard Green