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Establishing CAD/CAM

From Teachers TV, this programme looks at the use of CAD/CAM in textiles. At the time of filming, interest in CAD/CAM was being boosted as the British textile industry staged a revival, fuelled by increasing demand for digitally printed fabrics.

Ann Crawshaw, who has a national role in the teaching of CAD...

Robot Challenge

In this Teachers TV video, a team of two schools from Yorkshire, design build and test a robot before travelling to America to take part in a competition against hundreds of other schools. The robot, made from a kit of 150 parts common to all teams, must be capable of competing in a basketball type game and the...

Engineering Elegance - Design

In this Teachers TV video, presenter and teacher Kate Bellingham sets a design challenge to Key Stage Four and Key Stage Five design and technology students. The brief is to design a dress using e-textiles to be worn by Kate as she hosts the British Engineering Excellence Awards.

Kate is joined by a panel...

Engineering Elegance - Awards

Kate Bellingham set a challenge for design and technology students to design a dress using e-textiles, to wear as she hosts a prestigious awards ceremony at the Globe Theatre in London. This Teachers TV video shows the final stage of the competition.

The winning design, by A-level product design student...

Designing Your Own Prom Dress

In this Teachers TV video, secondary design and technology students with a passion for fashion, textiles and design make their own prom dresses as part of a vocational project at Key Stage Four. Helped by award-winning fashion designer, Seema Izaiah, the Year Eleven students from Holywells High School in Ipswich...

Subject Professional Development Materials: Design and Technology

This resource from Ofsted is aimed at subject leaders to help improve teaching and learning by reflecting on the main messages from the design and technology report, Meeting Technological Challenges? The resource draws upon evidence from design and technology subject survey visits by Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI...

Love 'em or Loathe 'em

In this Teachers TV video, a design and technology newly qualified teacher (NQT) asks for help with his pedagogical skills from behaviour expert John Bayley.

In June, John observes Ben Nelson's isometric drawing lesson. They agree that many students have not understood the lesson. John feels Ben needs to...

Meeting Technological Challenges?

This report draws upon evidence from design and technology (design and technology) subject survey visits by Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI) to primary and secondary schools between September 2007 and July 2010. The inspections evaluated how well the subject was meeting its National Curriculum aims and promoting high...

Education for a Technologically Advanced Nation: Design and Technology in Schools

This report evaluates design and technology provision based on a three-year evaluation of design and technology in primary and secondary schools. Evidence was drawn from school inspections during the period 2004–05 as well as from focused surveys by Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI) from 2004 to 2007. The surveys...

High-quality Innovation in KS3 Design and Technology to Promote High Achievement

This case study, produced by Ofsted, illustrates how Archbishop Holgate’s School has developed its design and technology curriculum to provide a high quality and unique learning experience for students at Key Stage Three. The study details some of the activities and projects undertaken by each year group and how...

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