These purpose of this section is to give you the philosophy and thinking of why we do what we do. It is essential you have a clear understanding of the subject, its uniqueness in the curriculum and what it contributes to students, the school and the outside world, so you feel confident in what you are doing and you are able to express this to others.
You may take whatever you want from this section and adapt it to suit your needs, so long as you have this sorted in your mind and have a good foundation to why you do what you do.
Download Document – Aims & Purpose of Design & Technology
- Design & Technology’s Uniqueness
- Style of Delivery
- The Course
- What should be happening in DT?
Aims for Design
What is Design Capability
Design Capability 2020
What are the skills that students gain
Uniqueness in the Curriculum
- What is Design & Technology
Design’s Relationship to Other Curriculum Subjects
- What is Science?
- What is Art?
Design’s Relationship to Technology