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ENTER TRAINING CALENDAR

2024

D&T CPD Trainingcalendar

Book your training through the Design & Technology Association for a direct route to enhancing your skills and enjoying a friendly, fulfilling CPD experience.

training and events calendar 2024

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Level 2 Food Safety CIEH & SFHS (F2F)

Primary Subject Leadership (2 x Evening Sessions Online)

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Teachers in Residence Webinar with Foster + Partners - Immersive Industry Experiences for Teachers. Email: events@designtechnology.org.uk

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Introduction to our Inspired by Industry KS3 Contexts (Online)

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Free Webinar

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It's the weekend!

International Branch Meeting Time: 08:30 - 09:30 https://www.designtechnology.org.uk/training-and-events/international-branch-meeting/

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Introduction to Projects on a Page and how to get started (Online)

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Introducing CAD and Control into Primary D&T (F2F)

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Embedding Contextual NEA Skills into KS3 (F2F)

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Deadline to nominate for the Design & Technology Association Excellence Awards 2024. Email: neesha.mistry@designtechnology.org.uk

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Getting your D&T Primary curriculum ready for a deep dive (F2F)

Introduction to Projects on a Page and how to get started (Online)

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Planning and Preparing for a Deep Dive in Secondary (Online)

Embedding Contextual NEA Skills into KS3 (Online)

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Introduction to Projects on a Page and how to get started (Online)

Planning and Preparing for a Deep Dive in Secondary (F2F)

Three-day Intensive D&T Training For Non-Specialists (Three Full Day Sessions F2F)

Primary Planning(60-minute Online)

Primary Subject Leadership (Two Evening Sessions Online)

Supporting your GCSE students (Online)

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Planning and Preparing for a Deep Dive in Secondary (Online)

Secondary Design & CAD (60-minute Online)

Writing your KS3 curriculum (F2F)

Introducing CAD and Control into Primary D&T (F2F)

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MAP OF COURSES

Date: 23rd May 2024 Time: 16:30 - 17:30FREE to attendLocation: Online

Free Webinar: Introduction to our Inspired by Industry KS3 Contexts

Join us for this FREE webinar to find out about our Inspired by Industry KS3 Contexts and how to get started with this suite of free learning materials in the Design and Technology classroom. ‘Inspired by Industry’ is a set of design contexts to address the ever-changing needs of the Design and Technology curriculum.

Book here

Date: 8th May 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Buckinghamshire

Primary Subject Leadership - Full Day

This full-day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 18th June 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: London

Primary Subject Leadership - Full Day

This full day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 3rd December 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Leeds

Planning and Preparing for a Deep Dive in Secondary D&T - Full Day

This full-day course will look at the Ofsted education inspection framework 2019 which has an increased emphasis on a coherent and sequenced curriculum. Leaders and teachers of D&T are required to have a clear curriculum vision for the subject with this course helping to guide participants through a review and redesign of their D&T curriculum offer.

Book here

Date: 16th October 2024 Time: 12:00 - 13:00Member Price: £27.00 Non-Member Price: £37.00Location: Online

60 minute CPD - Primary Planning

In this session we will look at some tools and resources to help to create your curriculum overview and ensure coverage of the National Curriculum. It will also provide you food for thought as to your approach and future planning.

Book here

Date: 30th April 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Primary Subject Leadership - Half Day

A live online, half-day, Zoom course for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 15th October 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: London

Using ‘Crumble’ for programming and control in Primary D&T - Full Day

Using computers to program, monitor and control products is a key element in the KS2 curriculum and one that schools often find hard to understand and implement. This hands-on, full day course is ideally suited to primary school D&T coordinators and key stage 2 D&T teachers.

Book here

Date: 3rd July 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Embedding Contextual NEA Skills into KS3 - Half Day

A live, online, half day Zoom course for secondary D&T teachers. Working with contexts is key in Design and Technology yet can provide challenges for teachers and students. This course explores the freedom and opportunities open to students when working from contexts within Design and Technology and is an opportunity to discover and embed key strategies for developing the skill set required by students in KS3, before embarking on their GCSE live contextual challenge.

Book here

Date: 24th April 2024 Time: 16:30 - 17:30FREE to attendLocation: Online

Free Webinar: Introduction to our Inspired by Industry KS3 Contexts

Join us for this FREE webinar to find out about our Inspired by Industry KS3 Contexts and how to get started with this suite of free learning materials in the Design and Technology classroom. ‘Inspired by Industry’ is a set of design contexts to address the ever-changing needs of the Design and Technology curriculum.

Book here

Date: 1st July 2024 Time: 16:00 - 17:00FREE to attendLocation: Online

Free Webinar: Introduction to Projects on a Page and how to get started

Join us for this FREE webinar to find out about our acclaimed, 'Projects on a Page' Scheme of Work. Its aim is to support primary schools implement the National Curriculum for D&T in an imaginative and inspiring way in your school. This resource has 23 planners covering all aspects of D&T for years 1-6, offering ideas and alternative methods of delivery.

Book here

Date: 11th June 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Essex

Writing your KS3 D&T curriculum - Full Day

This full-day course is aimed not only at producing an exciting, relevant and realistic KS3 curriculum, but linking it seamlessly to your delivery at KS4 and in turn creating a five-year D&T curriculum for your school. It is intended to help you implement an effective curriculum structure that focuses on the needs and aspirations of the students, creating a learning-first approach to your D&T curriculum.

Book here

Date: 7th, 8th, 9th October 2024 Time: 9:30 - 16:30Member Price: £517.00 Non-Member Price: £690.00Location: Banbury (three days)

Three-day Intensive D&T Training For Non-Specialists

This full, three day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 5th July 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Primary Subject Leadership - Half Day

A live online, half-day, Zoom course for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 27th, 28th & 29th August 2024 Time: 9:30 - 16:30Member Price: £517.00 Non-Member Price: £690.00Location: Banbury (three days)

Three-day Intensive D&T Training For Non-Specialists

This full, three day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 11th July 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Manchester

Getting your D&T Primary curriculum ready for a deep dive - Full Day

This full-day course is ideally suited to primary school D&T leads and members of the senior leadership team. During the day we will discuss areas of the Ofsted inspection framework, guidance and advice to ensure you plan, deliver and monitor a broad and balanced D&T curriculum for your primary school.

Book here

Date: 3rd and 4th June 2024 Time: 15:30 - 18:00Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online (two evening sessions)

Primary Subject Leadership

A live online, twilight course over two evenings, for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 5th November 2024 Time: 12:30 - 13:30Member Price: £27.00 Non-Member Price: £37.00Location: Online

60-minute Online CPD - Secondary Design & CAD

In this session we will look at the purpose of using CAD as a development or manufacturing tool rather than focusing on training for any particular programme. Using two different CAD packages to create then amend a simple model, we will see the advantages or limitations of each.

Book here

Date: 16th December 2024 Time: 12:00 - 13:00Member Price: £27.00 Non-Member Price: £37.00Location: Online

60 minute CPD - Primary Planning

In this session we will look at some tools and resources to help to create your curriculum overview and ensure coverage of the National Curriculum. It will also provide you food for thought as to your approach and future planning.

Book here

Date: 27th November 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: London

Writing your KS3 D&T curriculum - Full Day

This full-day course is aimed not only at producing an exciting, relevant and realistic KS3 curriculum, but linking it seamlessly to your delivery at KS4 and in turn creating a five-year D&T curriculum for your school. It is intended to help you implement an effective curriculum structure that focuses on the needs and aspirations of the students, creating a learning-first approach to your D&T curriculum.

Book here

Date: 31st October and 1st November 2024 Time: 15:30 - 18:00Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online (two evening sessions)

Primary Subject Leadership (two evening sessions)

A live online, twilight course over two evenings, for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 26th April 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Writing your KS3 D&T curriculum - Half Day

Many KS3 D&T offerings in schools can be based around historic projects and approaches with limited vision and justification around a curriculum fit for future learning and employment. This course is aimed not only at producing an exciting, relevant and realistic KS3 curriculum, but linking it seamlessly to your delivery at KS4 and in turn creating a five-year D&T curriculum for your school.

Book here

Date: 5th June 2024 Time: 12:00 - 13:00Member Price: £27.00 Non-Member Price: £37.00Location: Online

60 minute CPD - Primary Programming and Control

In this session we will look at the basics of programming and control in D&T. We will show you options to get you started in your school and show the differences of two options, ‘Crumble’ and ‘Micro:bit’ so you are able to make an informed decision regarding which one may be suitable for your school.

Book here

Date: 20th September 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Writing your KS3 D&T curriculum - Half Day

Many KS3 D&T offerings in schools can be based around historic projects and approaches with limited vision and justification around a curriculum fit for future learning and employment. This course is aimed not only at producing an exciting, relevant and realistic KS3 curriculum, but linking it seamlessly to your delivery at KS4 and in turn creating a five-year D&T curriculum for your school. .

Book here

Date: 17th October 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Supporting your GCSE students - Half Day

This online, half-day course is ideally suited to secondary school D&T teachers of GCSE whether they are new to GCSE delivery or established and wish to develop their own practice. During the course we will discuss best practice, guidance and advice to ensure you plan and deliver a suitable D&T GCSE course. Whilst the course will address the general requirements of GCSE Design and Technology, it will predominantly use the AQA specification for reference.

Book here

Date: 21st June 2024 Time: 16:30 - 17:30FREE to attendLocation: Online

Free Webinar: How to breakdown a context and get started with Inspired by Industry

Join us for this FREE webinar to find out about our Inspired by Industry KS3 Contexts and how to get started with this suite of free learning materials in the Design and Technology classroom. ‘Inspired by Industry’ is a set of design contexts to address the ever-changing needs of the Design and Technology curriculum.

Book here

Date: 21st June 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Writing your KS3 D&T curriculum - Half Day

Many KS3 D&T offerings in schools can be based around historic projects and approaches with limited vision and justification around a curriculum fit for future learning and employment. This course is aimed not only at producing an exciting, relevant and realistic KS3 curriculum, but linking it seamlessly to your delivery at KS4 and in turn creating a five-year D&T curriculum for your school.

Book here

Date: 7th November 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Embedding Contextual NEA Skills into KS3 - Half Day

A live, online, half-day Zoom course for secondary D&T teachers. Working with contexts is key in Design and Technology yet can provide challenges for teachers and students. This course explores the freedom and opportunities open to students when working from contexts within Design and Technologyand is an opportunity to discover and embed key strategies for developing the skill set required by students in KS3, before embarking on their GCSE live contextual challenge.

Book here

Date: 21st May 2024 Time: 16:00 - 17:00FREE to attendLocation: Online

Free Webinar: Introduction to Projects on a Page and how to get started

Join us for this FREE webinar to find out about our acclaimed, 'Projects on a Page' Scheme of Work. Its aim is to support primary schools implement the National Curriculum for D&T in an imaginative and inspiring way in your school. This resource has 23 planners covering all aspects of D&T for years 1-6, offering ideas and alternative methods of delivery.

Book here

Date: 28th February 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: London

Supporting your GCSE Students - Full Day

This full-day course is ideally suited to secondary school teachers teaching GCSE D&T whether they are new to GCSE delivery or established and wish to develop their own skills. During the day we will discuss best practice, guidance and advice to ensure you plan, deliver and monitor a suitable D&T GCSE course. This course will address the general requirements of GCSE Design and Technology, it is not specific to any particular Awarding Organisation.

Book here

Date: 12th November 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Manchester

Primary Subject Leadership - Full Day

This full-day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 3rd October 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Birmingham

Planning and Preparing for a Deep Dive in Secondary D&T - Full Day

This full-day course in Birmingham will look at the Ofsted education inspection framework 2019 which has an increased emphasis on a coherent and sequenced curriculum. Leaders and teachers of D&T are required to have a clear curriculum vision for the subject with this course helping to guide participants through a review and redesign of their D&T curriculum offer.

Book here

Date: 16th May 2024 Time: 09:30 - 17:00 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Online

Primary Subject Leadership - Full Day

This is a live, full-day, online food course for everyone who teaches and supports secondary D&T Food Preparation and Nutrition or who leads clubs or food activities in schools, including teachers, trainee teachers, technicians, teaching assistants/higher-level teaching assistants. Training and assessment for Level 2 Foundation Food Safety certificate in association with CIEH (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health)

Book here

Date: 28th November 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Primary Subject Leadership - Half Day

A live online, half-day, Zoom course for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

Book here

Date: 22nd May 2024 Time: 15:30 - 17:30Member Price: £37.00 Non-Member Price: £57.00Location: Online

Long, Medium & Short-term Planning for Primary D&T - Twilight

This is a short, live, online Zoom course which will help you to develop your planning in D&T and create quality lessons and units. You will cover how to contextualise learning and develop rich opportunities for your pupils. The session will additionally highlight best practices, using acclaimed D&T planning resource 'Projects on a Page'.

Book here

Date: 11th December 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Birmingham

Supporting your GCSE students - Full Day

This full day course is ideally suited to secondary school teachers teaching GCSE D&T whether they are new to GCSE delivery or established and wish to develop their own skills. During the day we will discuss best practice, guidance and advice to ensure you plan, deliver and monitor a suitable D&T GCSE course.

Book here

Date: 22nd February 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Writing your KS3 D&T curriculum - Half Day

Many KS3 D&T offerings in schools can be based around historic projects and approaches with limited vision and justification around a curriculum fit for future learning and employment. This course is aimed not only at producing an exciting, relevant and realistic KS3 curriculum, but linking it seamlessly to your delivery at KS4 and in turn creating a five-year D&T curriculum for your school.

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Date: 2nd October 2024 Time: 16:00 - 17:00FREE to attendLocation: Online

Free Webinar: Introduction to Projects on a Page and how to get started

Join us for this FREE webinar to find out about our acclaimed, 'Projects on a Page' Scheme of Work. Its aim is to support primary schools implement the National Curriculum for D&T in an imaginative and inspiring way in your school. This resource has 23 planners covering all aspects of D&T for years 1-6, offering ideas and alternative methods of delivery.

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Date: 18th September 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Getting your D&T Primary curriculum ready for a deep dive - Half Day

A live, online, half day, Zoom course for primary school D&T leads and members of the senior leadership team. During the course we will discuss areas of the Ofsted inspection framework, guidance and advice to ensure you plan, deliver and monitor a broad and balanced D&T curriculum for your primary school.

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Date: 5th and 6th of December 2024 Time: 15:30 - 18:00Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online (two evening sessions)

Getting your Primary Curriculum Ready for a Deep Dive (two evening sessions)

A live online, twilight course over two evenings, for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

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Date: 15th March 2024 Time: 09:30 - 17:00 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Manchester

Level 2 Food Safety CIEH & SFHS - Full Day

This is a face-to-face, full-day food course that will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge that you will need to complete if you are teaching and delivering food classes in school. Upon successful completion delegates will receive accreditation for Level 2 Foundation Food Safety, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and the Design and Technology extension level Secondary Food Health & Safety (SFHS) for teaching and supporting food teaching in schools.

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Date: 24th, 25th & 26th June 2024 Time: 9:30 - 16:30Member Price: £517.00 Non-Member Price: £690.00Location: Banbury (three days)

Three-day Intensive D&T Training For Non-Specialists

This full, three day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

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Date: 12th July 2024 Time: 12:00 - 13:30Member Price: £27.00 Non-Member Price: £37.00Location: Online

60-minute CPD - Secondary Sketching and Rendering

Traditional drawing and sketching are important and valued methods of communication. This course will help to build your confidence in communicating through these techniques which you can then pass on to your students.

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Date: 19th September 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Manchester

Embedding Contextual NEA Skills into KS3 - Full Day

Working with contexts is key in Design and Technology yet can provide challenges for teachers and students. This one day face-to-face course explores the freedom and opportunities open to students when working from contexts within Design and Technology and is an opportunity to discover and embed key strategies for developing the skill set required by students in KS3 before embarking on their GCSE live contextual challenge.

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Date: 21st May 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Birmingham

Getting your D&T Primary curriculum ready for a deep dive - Full Day

This full-day course is ideally suited to primary school D&T leads and members of the senior leadership team. During the day we will discuss areas of the Ofsted inspection framework, guidance and advice to ensure you plan, deliver and monitor a broad and balanced D&T curriculum for your primary school.

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Date: 23rd September 2024 Time: 12:00 - 13:00Member Price: £27.00 Non-Member Price: £37.00Location: Online

60 minute CPD - Primary Programming and Control

In this session we will look at the basics of programming and control in D&T. We will show you options to get you started in your school and show the differences of two options, ‘Crumble’ and ‘Micro:bit’ so you are able to make an informed decision regarding which one may be suitable for your school.

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Date: 14th May 2024 Time: 16:30 - 17:30FREE to attendLocation: Online

Free Webinar: Driving Ambition Through Competitive Robotics

Join us for this FREE webinar to find out about The REC Foundation and VEX Robotics competition programmes for primary schools, secondary schools and colleges which encourage students to take STEM subject theory and apply it to a real-world problem.

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Date: 21st & 22nd March 2024 Time: 15:30 - 18:00Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online (two evening sessions)

Primary Subject Leadership

This full-day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

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Date: 23rd May 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £99.00 Non-Member Price: £135.00Location: Online

Embedding Contextual NEA Skills into KS3 - Half Day

A live, online, half day Zoom course for secondary D&T teachers. Working with contexts is key in Design and Technology yet can provide challenges for teachers and students. This course explores the freedom and opportunities open to students when working from contexts within Design and Technology and is an opportunity to discover and embed key strategies for developing the skill set required by students in KS3, before embarking on their GCSE live contextual challenge.

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Date: 10th May 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Supporting your GCSE students - Half Day

This online, half day course is ideally suited to secondary school D&T teachers of GCSE whether they are new to GCSE delivery or established and wish to develop their own practice. During the course we will discuss best practice, guidance and advice to ensure you plan and deliver a suitable D&T GCSE course. Whilst the course will address the general requirements of GCSE Design and Technology, it will predominantly use the AQA specification for reference.

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Date: 27th February 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: West Midlands

Primary Subject Leadership - Full Day

This full-day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

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Date: 20th November 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Birmingham

Introducing CAD and Control into Primary D&T - Full Day

This full-day face to face course will enable you to get to grips with and improve your confidence in teaching and supporting others in Computer Aided Design CAD and Computer Control. Learn how to use 2D and 3D CAD software, understand how computer outputs (CAM) can be used to add greater depth and challenge.

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Date: 26th November 2024 Time: 15:30 - 17:30Member Price: £37.00 Non-Member Price: £57.00Location: Online

Long, Medium & Short-term Planning for Primary D&T - Twilight

This is a short, live, online Zoom course which will help you to develop your planning in D&T and create quality lessons and units. You will cover how to contextualise learning and develop rich opportunities for your pupils. The session will additionally highlight best practices, using acclaimed D&T planning resource 'Projects on a Page'.

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Date: 10th October 2024 Time: 12:30 - 13:30Member Price: £27.00 Non-Member Price: £37.00Location: Online

60-minute CPD - Secondary Procreate Sketching and Rendering

The course is for intermediate users who can already sketch in 3D. We will look at how we can use a digital platform to sketch and render in layers to produce high quality presentation sketches and composite illustrations. Learn how a digital approach to sketching, rendering and compositing can enhance your presentation material.

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Date: 27th September 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: London

Primary Subject Leadership - Full Day

This full-day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

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Date: 24th April 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: London

Getting your D&T Primary curriculum ready for a deep dive - Full Day

This full-day course is ideally suited to primary school D&T leads and members of the senior leadership team. During the day we will discuss areas of the Ofsted inspection framework, guidance and advice to ensure you plan, deliver and monitor a broad and balanced D&T curriculum for your primary school.

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Date: 12th Setember 2024 Time: 09:30 - 17:00 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Online

Level 2 Food Safety CIEH- Full Day

This is a live, full-day, online food course for everyone who teaches and supports secondary D&T Food Preparation and Nutrition or who leads clubs or food activities in schools, including teachers, trainee teachers, technicians, teaching assistants/higher-level teaching assistants. Training and assessment for Level 2 Foundation Food Safety certificate in association with CIEH (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health)

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Date: 21st June 2024 Time: 09:30 - 17:00 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Online

Level 2 Food Safety CIEH- Full Day

This is a live, full-day, online food course for everyone who teaches and supports secondary D&T Food Preparation and Nutrition or who leads clubs or food activities in schools, including teachers, trainee teachers, technicians, teaching assistants/higher-level teaching assistants. Training and assessment for Level 2 Foundation Food Safety certificate in association with CIEH (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health)

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Date: 13th June 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Birmingham

Embedding Contextual NEA Skills into KS3 - Half Day

This full-day course, working with contexts is key in Design and Technology yet can provide challenges for teachers and students. This 1-day face to face course explores the freedom and opportunities open to students when working from contexts within Design and Technology and is an opportunity to discover and embed key strategies for developing the skill set required by students in KS3 before embarking on their GCSE live contextual challenge.

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Date: 17th July 2024 Time: 16:30 - 17:30FREE to attendLocation: Online

Free Webinar: How to breakdown a context and get started with Inspired by Industry

Join us for this FREE webinar to find out about our Inspired by Industry KS3 Contexts and how to get started with this suite of free learning materials in the Design and Technology classroom. ‘Inspired by Industry’ is a set of design contexts to address the ever-changing needs of the Design and Technology curriculum.

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Date: 16th & 17th May 2024 Time: 15:30 - 18:00Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online (two evening sessions)

Primary Subject Leadership

This full-day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

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Date: 23rd April 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: West Yorkshire

Supporting your GCSE Students - Full Day

This full-day course is ideally suited to secondary school teachers teaching GCSE D&T whether they are new to GCSE delivery or established and wish to develop their own skills. During the day we will discuss best practice, guidance and advice to ensure you plan, deliver and monitor a suitable D&T GCSE course. This course will address the general requirements of GCSE Design and Technology, it is not specific to any particular Awarding Organisation.

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Date: 7th May 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: London

Introducing CAD and Control into Primary D&T - Full Day

This full-day face to face course will enable you to get to grips with and improve your confidence in teaching and supporting others in Computer Aided Design CAD and Computer Control. Learn how to use 2D and 3D CAD software, understand how computer outputs (CAM) can be used to add greater depth and challenge.

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Date: 18th July 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Planning and Preparing for a Deep Dive in Secondary D&T - Half Day

The Ofsted education inspection framework 2019, has an increased emphasis on a coherent and sequenced curriculum. Leaders and teachers of D&T are required to have a clear curriculum vision for the subject with this course helping to guide participants through a review and redesign of their D&T curriculum offer.

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Date: 19th April 2024 Time: 12:00 - 13:30Member Price: £27.00 Non-Member Price: £37.00Location: Online

60-minute Online CPD - Secondary Design & CAD

In this session we will look at the purpose of using CAD as a development or manufacturing tool rather than focusing on training for any particular programme. Using two different CAD packages to create then amend a simple model, we will see the advantages or limitations of each.

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Date: 10th December 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: London

Primary Subject Leadership - Full Day

This full day course is for primary subject leaders that would like to learn how to lead with vision and plan a coherent curriculum for pupils and help you to align with the Ofsted Inspection Framework. This training session is based on our D&T Primary Subject Leaders’ file allowing you to trial a range of strategies, that can be used back at school to improve children’s attainment and progress.

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Date: 18th November 2024 Time: 09:30 - 13:30 Member Price: £125.00 Non-Member Price: £149.00Location: Online

Planning and Preparing for a Deep Dive in Secondary D&T - Half Day

The Ofsted education inspection framework 2019, has an increased emphasis on a coherent and sequenced curriculum. Leaders and teachers of D&T are required to have a clear curriculum vision for the subject with this course helping to guide participants through a review and redesign of their D&T curriculum offer.

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Date: 9th July 2024 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 Member Price: £199.00 Non-Member Price: £270.00Location: Online

Supporting your A-Level D&T Students - Full Day

This full-day course is ideally suited to those with limited experience of teaching D&T at Post 16 level or teachers who want to improve their A Level provision. During the day we will look at the main elements of the A Level study in Design and Technology. You will receive guidance and advice to ensure you plan, deliver and monitor a broad, balanced and relevant A Level provision in your school.

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Date: 9th, 22nd May / 6th, 12th June / 1st July 2024 Time: 15:30 - 17:30 Member Price: £517.00 Non-Member Price: £690.00Location: Oxfordshire and Online

Hybrid Non Specialist Course

Over the course of four online sessions and one full day of face-to-face learning, we will discuss a variety of aspects of the subject, its context and purpose, key content and skills and how to plan, deliver and monitor a broad and balanced D&T curriculum for your school. The price shown includes all sessions online and face-to-face. The sessions will not be recorded so your attendance is requred on all sessions.

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