Connecting industry with education to build an inspiring, innovative and proficient workforce by supporting Design & Technology education in our schools & colleges.
Blueprint 1000 is a movement where our partner companies work closely with us and member schools, to inspire young people to embark on design, technology engineering and manufacturing careers and to help shape the creative, technical and vocational education they receive.
We work with businesses of all types within the D&T sector, who contribute to schools and help teachers and pupils with their understanding of what is required in a commercial and technologically developing world.
Inspiring career choices for students in the design, engineering, creative, manufacturing and digital sectors.
Vital in ensuring local, high quality support, training and advice to members and schools. Their knowledge and expertise ensures that the information and advice to members is completely up to date, accurate and relevant.
A network of Ambassadors drawn from government, industry, cultural institutions and education keen to champion and support Design and Technology and Engineering education.
Our sponsors are important to us and we work together to mutual benefit. Sponsors support a range of D&T Association activities or products, such as our conferences, branch network activities, Excellence Awards scheme and new exciting resources.
Design Education International is the global brand of the D&T Association. Founded over 20 years ago as the Design and Technology Association, we are recognised as the UK leader in the field of design and technology education.
The Skills for Industry programme has been designed to link schools with an industry partner in order to help design and technology teachers to develop industry-relevant knowledge and skills which they can pass onto their students during and beyond the project.