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Understanding Technological Approaches

This report, published in 1994, evaluated the research activities and results of the Assessment of Performance Unit (APU) project in design and technology designed by the Technology Education Research Unit at Goldsmiths College. Data taken from the APU tests undertaken by students was used to determine the levels...

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The Development of Students’ Understanding of Physical Characteristics of Air, Across the Age Range 5-16 Years

This report was intended to provide a longer term perspective on changes taking place in students’ understanding over the compulsory school years. The topic of air was chosen on the basis both of its importance throughout school science and its accessibility to students across the entire school age range.

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Teaching Ethical Aspects of Science

This book was a product of the Science, Ethics and Education project. It contains materials which can be used to develop an awareness of ethical analysis and the distinction between providing and analysing evidence.

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Design and Technology Characteristics of Good Practice in Secondary Schools 1995

Produced in 1995, this publication, written by Ofsted at the request of the Department for Education, identifies some characteristics of good practice in Design and Technology at Key Stages Three and Four, and was aimed at those who are responsible for planning, organising and teaching Design and Technology in...

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Progression in Understanding of Ecological Concepts by Pupils Aged 5 to 16

This CLIS report was intended to provide a longer term perspective on changes taking place in students’ understanding over the compulsory school years. The aim of the study was to inform teachers and curriculum designers about the ideas that students bring to and develop during their science lessons about ecology...

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National Curriculum Technology: the Case for Revising the Order 1992

A report from the National Curriculum Council (NCC). During 1991 it became apparent that teachers were struggling to deliver the requirements of the design and technology National Curriculum, primarily in terms of its conceptual intentions, wide and extensive coverage and issues regarding the re-structuring and...

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Technology for Ages 5 to 16: Proposals of the Secretary of State 1992

Following the establishment of the 1989/90 National Curriculum for Design and Technology, the Secretary of State for Education and Science and Secretary of State for Wales made proposals regarding the revision of the National Curriculum for Design and Technology.

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Technology Key Stages One, Two and Three: A Report on the First Year 1990-91

Produced in 1992, this Department for Education and Science and HM Inspectorate document evaluates the response of schools to the National Curriculum requirements for technology since its introduction in 1990. The report is based on the inspection of 884 schools: 438 secondary, 25 middle, 398 primary and 23 special...

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The Use of ICT in Subject Teaching: Training Needs in Design and Technology

From the Teacher Training Agency, this publication relates to the New Opportunities Fund (NOF) training available during the late 1990's and early 2000's. The publication is designed to help teachers consider their training needs and match them to the opportunities available through the NOF ICT training programme...

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National Curriculum Council Consultation Report: Science 1991

Following the establishment of the 1989 National Curriculum (NC) for science, the National Curriculum Council made recommendations to the Secretary of State regarding the revision of Attainments Targets (AT) for science. This document sets out the recommendations for the 1991 NC. The key ideas included:

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