GCSE Key Resources: Generating initial design ideas

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D&T GCSE Key Resources
Generating initial design ideas
Enabling you to teach your students how to be creative

Ages 14-16
First published 2016

This resource is aimed at supporting teachers to develop their subject knowledge in the area of outlining design possibilities, in readiness for delivering the GCSE in Design and Technology. It forms part of a set of CPD resources aimed at modernising your design and technology curriculum at a time when there is a clear need for modernisation in the subject to develop students’ skills and knowledge and to help furnish the needs of industry.

The resource consists of a PowerPoint (20 slides) covering:

  • Assessment objectives
  • Students identifying wants and needs
  • Recording observations
  • Investigating in greater depth
  • Justifications
  • Outlining design ideas
  • Writing the initial brief

GCSE D&T subject content covered

  • Non-examined Assessment objectives
  • Students explore and clarify wants, needs and opportunities
  • Initial ideas generation, refinement and analysis

This resource is one of a number supporting the new GCSE in Design and Technology and will also be available shortly as part of a D&T GCSE pack including:

  • Teacher guide: Preparing a Scheme of Work
  • Understanding and choosing materials
  • Systems and control
  • Teaching for the contextual challenge
  • New and emerging technologies, and
  • Generating design ideas.

Companion GCSE resources will follow addressing Iterative Design, Developing Design Ideas and a range of classroom-based teaching resources.

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