Design and technology 14-16: teacher's resource (D and T routes)

This text is designed for teachers of GCSE Design and Technology, linking closely with GNVQ Manufacturing (intermediate). It covers core topics for Key Stage 4.

It offers: an overview of Key Stage 4 Design and Technology and strategies for curriculum planning and project planning; continuity from Key Stage 3 - which route to choose?; solutions to teaching and learning issues - progression and differentiation; support for assessment - helping students to understand assessment criteria and succeed in exams; suggestions for helping students to improve their designing skills and manage their projects; and ideas for InSET activities and how to build a good Design and Technology department.

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Subject(s)Design and technology
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