Designed and Made in Britain...? Campaign Launches at the RSA

Published 3rd December 2015

7th October saw the launch of this important campaign which is supported by the Royal Society of Arts. Take a look at the Designed and Made in Britain...? video on this page

Find out more on the campaign section and please encourage colleagues and contacts to sign this petition

If we are to preserve D&T as a subject in school and our world lead, for the benefit of future generations of young people, immediate and co-ordinated action is required by Government, employers in design and technology-related industries and the D&T Community itself.

What are the issues?

There is a shortage of qualified teachers; government accountability measures prioritise other subjects; teachers cannot access CPD; and GCSE numbers are declining.

What must happen?

Government, Awarding Organisations, Ofqual, employers, the D&T community and the D&T Association all have roles to play. What are they?

Take a look at comments and quotes from an extensive list of Designed and Made in Britain…? supporters

For more information and to support the campaign please:

The Launch Event

The event was introduced by Joe Hallgarten, Head of Education, RSA. Richard Green, Chief Executive, D&T Association then introduced ‘Design or Decline?’ video to highlight key aspects of the campaign -  

A Panel discussion commenced chaired by Max McMurdo – designer, upcycler and TV presenter; panellists:

Please offer continued support to Bacc for the Future, the campaign to reform the Ebacc and help save creativity in schools run by the Incorporated Society of Musicians. This campaign is fully supported by the D&T Association.

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