Preliminary Observations of an evolutionary Design and Technology curriculum: A Worrying Trend?

Bell, D, Wooff, David, McLain, M and Hughes, C (2011) Preliminary Observations of an evolutionary Design and Technology curriculum: A Worrying Trend? In: The Design and Technology Association Education and International Research Conference, 8th-9th July 2011, Keele Univeristy. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This poster presents the preliminary findings of senior lecturers working within two large Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providers in North West England. Derived during professional discourse and email conversation, the work presents observations by the authors that relates specifically to the changing nature of design and technology in some secondary schools in the training providers’ geographical location.
Initial findings support other research (Hughes et al. (2010), (2011 )) into the evolving nature of design and technology in today’s economic and political climate which has examined aspects of the evolution of textiles technology within the secondary school curriculum.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: Education > Secondary Education
Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education and Society
Depositing User: David Wooff
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2018 15:41
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2018 15:41
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/9915

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