Val Fehners

Val has taught in a variety of schools for over 25 years and has experience of teaching design and technology from KS3 - 5.She has also worked as a county subject adviser for Design and Technology.   Her main subject within D&T is Food and Textiles at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 but she has considerable experience working with and supporting all subject areas within D&T.

Val has recently been involved with the development of the new GCSE specification for Food Preparation and Nutrition and has written a book, online resources and a revision guide to support the introduction of the new qualification.

As well as her subject specialist skills she has an expertise in teaching and learning (including behaviour management).  Her passion for design and technology has meant she has supported teachers  in many different types of schools including primary schools.  Val is also involved in Teacher Training and is a subject specialist for Design and Technology training for a large SCITT programme in East Anglia. 

Locations: Eye

Specialities

Health and Safety Trainer
PHS - Primary School Health and Safety
SCHS - Secondary Core
SFHS - Food Technology
SMHS - (Secondary Materials)
SSHS - Systems and Control
STHS - Textile Technology
Secondary
Assessment
CPD - planning and delivery
Examination analysis
Food Technology
GCSE / GCE planning and delivery
Medium/long term planning
Monitoring & evaluating D&T provision
Overseas work
Product Design
Research
Rooms and building layout and design
Short term planning
Special SEN & D&T
Subject leadership / management
Subject review & report / prep for OFSTED
Technical quals planning / delivery
Textiles Technology
Tools, materials, equipment and resources
Writing text book course materials