Membership

Become a member and help make us, the Design and Technology subject, and you, more influential, more expert and more effective. Wherever you work, whatever your position, the Design and Technology Association can help, advise and support you in everything you do. Join us today.

  • Self-Review Framework

    Assess, review and evaluate your Design and Technology provision with our new Self-Review Framework for secondary schools. Departmental school members will have free access to the self-review framework.

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What is D&T. Why do we need it?

Showing the importance of the D&T in a balanced curriculum and why, with the current skills shortages in the creative, manufacturing and engineering industries, it is a valuable subject for young people to study.

Primary Membership Options

Primary Membership Options

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.

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Secondary Membership Options

Secondary Membership Options

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.

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Corporate Membership Options

Corporate Membership Options

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.

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Consultant Membership Options

Consultant Membership Options

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.

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Why become a D&T Association Member?

  • Design and Technology is a compulsory subject for all Local Authority Schools in England teaching the National Curriculum.
  • The Design and Technology Association was a key contributor to the re-writing of the the new programme of study and so we are able to offer you the best and most up-to-date advice and guidance.    
  • We provide up-to-date information on all major developments which impact Design and Technology, including the National Curriculum and GCSE reforms.
  • 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 the Design and Technology Association.
  • Our main objective as your membership organisation, is to ensure the unique nature of Design and Technology is maintained and is continually moving forward.
  • A wide variety of member benefits: member rates for CPD, resources, publications, advice, guidance and networking via branch network and social media channels and so much more

Join today and gain access to a range of great benefits.