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Doctoral study page now active

In the menu you will see that there is now a link to the doctoral page. This has a new presentation about ways of thinking and working when undertaking doctoral study. Enjoy…

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A future for Technology education

The paper Rebuilding D&T by David Barlex and Torben Steeg is an essential read for those involved in the subject. You can find it here: https://dandtfordandt.wordpress.com/resources/re-building-dt/ What is written below are my personal reflections on the subject as it stands … Continue reading

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Learning new things…

Preparing to travel in our ‘beastie’ has been a learning experience! I have found myself drawing on my existing pool of skills and knowledge and researching to develop new knowledge for specific tasks. Now we are on the road the … Continue reading

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The end of an era :(

It is with a heavy heart that I took these pictures of what was the workshop at LJMU.   At our peak we had 45 PGCE students and a 3 year KS2/3 course with 18 to 20 on each year. … Continue reading

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The internet of distraction

Forget the Internet of things, consider the Internet of distraction. How much more can we do without the very presence of the web whilst we are working. Have we developed a culture of connectedness where it is impossible to work … Continue reading

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PATT2016 website

The website for the PATT conference this year can be found here: PATT 2016 Papers are due on 15 May 2016. A link to the PATT conference proceedings can currently be found on the Conferences page of the International Technology and Engineering … Continue reading

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Links for Primary Design and Technology

There’s a new page of links for Primary D&T. For now it’s good for connecting with all of the Nuffield Primary resources  and the D&T Association but more will come…

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