The Big D&T Meet - A National Conference RH298 / D37

Start date
12 Jul 24
University of East Anglia, The Registry, University Plain, Norwich NR4 7TJ View on Google Map


Invigorate your D&T teaching with a packed programme to support you at whatever stage of your career you are at.  This conference is designed with departments in mind.   

Join us at the University of East Anglia, Norfolk, where you can spend the day getting hands-on in workshops as well as listening to speeches from experts in Design & Technology education. With a programme of over 30 speakers available, this is

THE D&T CPD of the year!

Teachers £100 per department – up to 5 people. First teacher needs to register on STEM and book through the link, additional teachers must also register on STEM then contact to be booked on with a special discount code.

Register on STEM here Lunch, tea/coffee included + parking

Registering is quick and free. if you have any problems registering, please email stem support.

Non-school attendees £100 per ticket - Lunch, tea/coffee included + parking. You will also need to register on STEM Register on STEM here

You will have the chance to meet other D&T teachers, staff and members of industry from across the country to explore ideas and build your network.  You will gain practical advice, rooted in classroom practice, and a chance to ponder some of the key issues currently facing D&T.  Speakers will represent experienced teachers, leaders of education and industry experts and some of the education research community. 


You can tailor the programme of sessions to meet your requirements by choosing which workshops and sessions you wish to attend. 

During break and lunch times there is an opportunity to visit our Mini Industry Village.  We currently have 30+ companies signed up!   


We have provided names of some of the speakers and mini village attendees, but the final list of named workshops with the form to choose will be emailed out nearer the time!  


Current Keynote sessions (more to follow and specific sessions) 

  • Literacy & D&T 
  • Teaching Autistic pupils in a practical setting 
  • Is your D&T curriculum SEND ready 
  • Cute Circuit – Electronics and Textiles 
  • Design & Technology Association – Inspired by Industry 
  • Design & Technology Association – D&T update 
  • Food Teaching Association – multiple workshops 
  • Trudi Barrow – AI and D&T 
  • Oak Academy – Sam Booth 
  • Leiths Academy  
  • Head of D&T Panel Workshop 
  • Matt McLain  
  • Alison Hardy 
  • Academic research sessions based on PATT40 
  • East of England Energy Group 
  • Orchard Toys 
  • Design Museum 
  • Fosters & Partners 
  • Neon Engineering 
  • E3d Online – Industry 3D printing 

Who is the course leader?


Secondary bespoke support12 July 202408:30-16:00University of East Anglia

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£100.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£100.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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