Aims & Purpose

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

Document includes:

The Purpose

  • 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?
  • Summary

Design’s Relationship to Technology