Counting the Pennies: Delivering D&T on a tight budget 2017 - Liverpool

Date and Time

Start Date: 27th September 2017

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Member Price: £200.00

Your Price: £250.00

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  • Are you a practitioner of D&T working with a tiny budget?
  • Are you developing your DT curriculum with a limited budget and feel you need some alternative ideas or approaches to freshen your delivery?
  • Do you want to maximise the resources you already have in your classroom?
  • Would you value more ideas for engaging students?

This course will set you on your way to developing a creative and engaging curriculum while working with a limited budget.

The day will focus on how you can introduce challenging and interesting projects without breaking the piggy bank.

The KS3 D&T curriculum and new Design and Technology GCSE offer a wide range of new and exciting opportunities to better prepare our students for the future. It will also breathe new life into our subject.           

Content includes:

  • Making the most of what you have
  • Utilising an existing ICT system
  • Beg, borrow and steel
  • Budgets don't mean bad design
  • Materials matter
  • Projects, products and prototypes
  • Networking effectively

What to expect:

  • Practical activities to ensure D&T remains relevant and engaging
  • Ideas to help you make the most of your classroom resources
  • Opportunity to share ideas.
  • A full set of supporting resources to use in your department and to save you money!
  • The course will be delivered by Paul Woodward

    Paul has been a teacher of Design and Technology for 24 years and more recently returned to work in industry as Head of Design for the manufacturer of luxury Motorhomes. An accomplished designer and illustrator who has used CAD professionally throughout his career, Paul is also a prolific author having penned over 60 Subject Genius Blogs for the TES, which were shortlisted in the TES 2016 awards, and over 30 illustrated children's books. His work as an RMT examiner and moderator for the AQA further reinforces his subject knowledge. He has worked in a wide range of schools and has a history of successful results as a Head of Faculty and Head of Department with a portfolio of diverse and innovative project work. He is a regular contributor to FB groups and is looking forward to working with Design and Technology Association in support of D&T in the future.

  • Terms and Conditions - Please read our cancellation policy before booking onto this course:



Calderstones School, Harthill Road
L18 3HS

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