Embedding Contextual NEA Skills into KS3 & KS4

Date and Time

Start Date: 26th September 2022

Time: 14:00 - 18:00

Member Price: £75.00

Your Price: £95.00

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Half-day, online course (Zoom link will be provided)

Course Outline:

A live, online, half day Zoom course for secondary D&T teachers. Working with contexts is key in Design and Technology yet can provide challenges for teachers and students. This course explores the freedom and opportunities open to students when working from contexts within Design and Technology and is an opportunity to discover and embed key strategies for developing the skill set required by students in KS3, before embarking on their GCSE live contextual challenge.

Course Objectives:

  • Investigation of techniques and stimuli to encourage design creativity and innovation
  • Access to, and exploration of, a toolkit of suggested approaches to deliver D&T with a user-centred approach
  • Discussion and advice around the implementation of contextual designing to help with the Non-Examined Assessment for GCSE
  • Analysing contexts
  • Non-linear approaches to design
  • How to link to the NEA

By participating in this course, you will:

  • Understand how to embed context into your current curriculum
  • How to adapt and change to ensure a user-centred approach
  • To ensure your D&T curriculum works towards developing skills and attributes required for success in the NEA
  • Live contextual challenges will not be discussed on this course in line with Awarding Organisations regulations

By booking your place on this online course you are committing to purchase by either credit/debit card, BACS or cheque. Once payment has been received, you will receive the link to the live online Zoom course.
Before booking onto the course please read our terms and conditions and our cancellation policy.

This is an online course. In order to achieve the greatest outcome, maximise engagement with our trainer and gain the desired skills from this course, we require you to have your camera switched on throughout the entire session. We encourage discussion and are more than happy to answer questions during the session.
Please note, the trainer may kindly request delegates mute themselves for short periods of times throughout the training session.

Bookings for this course can be made right up until the date of the session, however, please be aware that late bookings may not be processed in time. We endeavour to process bookings promptly.

Meet your Trainer

Lol Conway – Curriculum Trainer

Lol Conway has been a Design and Technology teacher for 12 years teaching students from years 7 to 13 in comprehensive secondary schools. She has been a Head of Department for 7 of those years and was a College/Pastoral Leader for 2. During her time as Head of Department she took a department that was struggling to a thriving and outstanding faculty within the school...

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