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Design and Technology Curriculum Planning for the new Ofsted framework


The new Ofsted framework, to be introduced from September 2019, will require leaders and teachers of D&T to have a clear curriculum vision for the subject, this course will guide participants through a review and redesign of the D&T curriculum offer.

What skills and attributes do you want your year 11 students to have developed?

What does a design and technology curriculum look like in light of Industry 4.0 and the aftermath of Brexit?

How outward facing is your department in terms of global learning?

Explore these issues with colleagues and make use of the curriculum planning tools on offer from The Design and Technology Association to get your planning underway

  • Identify gaps in your teaching and learning
  • Understand how to fill them
  • Broaden your thinking beyond working to exam specifications
  • Discover resources to support the delivery of your department’s curriculum
  • Link learning to the world of work and to society and wider life

Learning outcomes  

  • Consider your curriculum offer in terms of learning outcomes, not ‘projects’
  • Understand how to map your current curriculum offer
  • Prioritise your gaps
  • Prepare an action plan with timescales for delivery

Presented by:

Tony Ryan - CEO, Design and Technology Association

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