Planning and Delivering D&T GCSE Compulsory Content - London..

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Start Date: 17th July 2019

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Member Price: £200.00

Your Price: £250.00

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This 1-day course will look at the content of the compulsory Core Technical principles and also the Designing and Making principles sections of the GCSE required for the examination. This content is challenging for many teachers in terms of understanding the depth of knowledge required and its delivery within allocated curriculum time.

The NEA will not be covered in detail on this course.

Teachers will receive support and guidance with:

  • Curriculum planning across 5 years, including KS3, to ensure all content is covered
  • Teaching aspects of the specification that are not their area of specialism
  • How to deliver content when working in a small department without a wide range of material specialist facilities
  • Developing fundamental understanding of basic engineering principles by way of mechanisms, electronic systems and programmable control
  • Developing knowledge and understanding of the properties and uses of all material areas required for the GCSE specifications
  • Understanding what is meant by working from contexts and an iterative design process
  • Ideas and techniques that encourage creativity – using design strategies to avoid fixation
  • Techniques for developing students’ skills in writing design briefs and specifications

The course supports all the Awarding Organisations’ specifications and promotes the development of a Key Stage 3 curriculum in accordance with the 2014 Programmes of Study on which the Subject Criteria for the new D&T GCSE was based.

You may find it useful to bring a printed copy of the Awarding Organisation Specification that you are using in school, when you attend this course

Delegates that have not booked prior to the event cannot be guaranteed a space.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London, Docklands Riverside
265 Rotherhithe St
SE16 5HW

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