As a large community of over 20,000 teaching professionals, we are more able to effect the changes needed to ensure D&T remains high on the curriculum in both primary and secondary schools. The bigger our membership the more clout we have, and our voices are more likely to be heard.
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Ryan Ball, D&T Association Director of Education, summarizes our E-learning Primary and Secondary course offerings
Design and Technology helps you to teach Maths, English and Science and other compulsory subjects on the curriculum, in a fun manner putting these subjects into context, making them easier to digest and more understandable to younger primary age pupils. Access primary resources and CPD to support the delivery of Design and Technology in your school.
Secondary School membership offers exceptional support for teachers in the classroom. The information available is a valuable source of ongoing CPD. We aim to constantly support and improve teacher knowledge and skills, especially in fast-paced subjects such as Design and Technology and Engineering.
Corporate membership enables your organisation to raise its profile to the teaching profession. Corporate members are highly visible, and directly contactable by anyone seeking Design and Technology advice and supplies from within education. A full complement of member benefits and opportunities. Click to find out more.
Membership includes all Design and Technology Association publications, full listing within the consultant directory enabling you to promote your services. Consultants also have the opportunity to work with us to deliver and develop CPD for primary and secondary members.
Design and Technology is a compulsory subject for all Local Authority Schools in England teaching the National Curriculum. We are here to support D&T teachers to develop and plan their curriculum and so we offer you the best and most up-to-date advice and guidance. Come to our website for up-to-date information on all major developments which impact Design and Technology, including the National Curriculum, Ofsted Frame work and changes to examinations.
Design and Technology is one of the most progressive subjects on the national curriculum and as such requires continual development and support, which is readily available from us in the form of a variety of free to member resources, face to face CPD sessions and online E-Learning courses.
Our main objective as your membership organisation, is to ensure the unique and innovative nature of Design and Technology is maintained and is continually moving forward.