Course code Price Keystage(s) Presented by
  • £165 (LCC Fee)
  • £165 (Ext Fee)
  • Rob Musker (Teaching and Learning Consultant)
Suitable for: Subject Leaders, Teachers, NQTs, Teaching Assistants, LTA

Course Objectives

This course will:

• Discuss the importance of the iterative process of designing and making in DT
• Look at the suitability of different methods of communicating ideas such as discussion, annotated sketches, exploded diagrams and computer-aided design
• Discuss the use of electrical systems to create products in DT
• Examine practically how programming can be used to monitor and control products
• Highlight the key concepts of computing that are often covered in these types of DT projects such as selection, algorithmic thinking and inputs and outputs.

Computing has deep links with Design Technology. Design Technology provides real, practical contexts for pupils to apply their programming skills. DT can also help reinforce other key areas of computing such as computational thinking. This course looks at the importance of the ‘design and make’ process and how it can be used to create products. It looks at how programming can be used to control and monitor products.

This course can be run as a staff training session. For more information please contact

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Lancashire Professional Development Service
The Centre for Learning Excellence
Woodlands Conference Centre
Southport Road

Tel: 01257 516100