Design and Technology Teaching Jobs
Design and Technology Teaching Jobs in the UK
The following notes are taken from the National Curriculum of England and Wales. They will give you a guideline to their teaching syllabus. To find a link to the full National Curriculum click here.
Knowledge, skills and understanding for Design and Technology Teaching Jobs in England
Teaching should ensure that 'knowledge and understanding' are applied when 'developing ideas', 'planning', 'producing products' and 'evaluating' them.
- Developing, planning and communicating ideas.
- Working with tools, equipment, materials and components to produce a product.
- Evaluating process and products.
- Knowledge and understanding of materials and components.
- Knowledge and understanding of systems and control.
- Knowledge and understanding of structures.
Breadth of Study for Design and Technology Teaching Jobs in England
- During the key stage, pupils should be taught Knowledge skills and understanding.
Notes for Design and Technology Teaching Jobs in England
The Government believes that schools should be encouraged to look for oppertunites to teach both food and textiles as part of the range of contrasting materials that pupils should use as part of the key stage 3 programme of study
The general teaching requirement for health and safety applies in this subject
During key stage 3 pupils use a wide range of materials to design and make products. They work out their ideas with some precision, taking into account how products will be used, who will use them, how much they cost and their appearance. They develop their understanding of designing and making by investigating products and finding out about the work of professional designers and manufacturing indusrty. They use computers, including computeraided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and control software, as an integral part of designing and making. They draw on knowledge and understanding from other areas of the curriculum.
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