Design and Technology in PS1/PS2

Course date: 20th May 2022

What does Design and Technology look like at PS1/PS2? 

Design and Technology is the perfect area to develop and support the four purposes of the new curriculum. 

This course will review the new curriculum for Design and Technology, explaining key changes and terminology; suggesting effective and challenging activities.

£210.00 + VAT (20%)

There will be practical sessions where delegates can develop their understanding of mechanisms and use real tools as they explore – simple sliders, levers and pop ups, levers and linkages, wheels and axles and pneumatics.  Course objectives: 
  • What is Design and Technology?
  • What do the progression steps look like at PS1/PS2?
  • How to ensure quality D&T experiences
  • To explore the skills and attributes D&T can develop in learners
  • To explain key changes and terminology

Course Presenter: Nerys Tudor Jones

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY - Nerys has 20 years teaching experience in Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 in five different primary schools and three authorities. She has been senior leader in 2 and Deputy Head Teacher for 6 years. During this time Nerys Tudor Jones also worked on Welsh Government projects to write new materials and produce resources, including assessments and examples of best practice. She has presented at a Welsh Government conference on cluster, transition and enterprise projects. She has presented at the Birmingham NEC on various successful design and technology projects including food technology, computer aided designs, healthy eating weeks, electrical and computer control. Nerys was invited to represent Wales in the James Dyson Innovation Group, which involved working on an innovative project, incorporating Literacy, Numeracy and thinking skills. Other experience: Nerys’ passion for Design and Technology began in secondary school, where she achieved an ‘A’ grade for Design & Technology at A level, before going on to study at university, completing a 4 year B.Ed specialising in D&T. Nerys Tudor Jones is an author of educational books and was a recipient of a prestigious National D&T teaching award. She has worked on various projects with the Design and Technology Association as her role in the Primary Advisory Group, which includes ‘Projects on a Page’. In addition to working with Collective Learning as a course provider, Nerys is also Primary Consultant in Design & Technology working alongside schools, running INSET and providing support for schools in the effective delivery of D&T. Nerys believes it is an exciting time for Wales with Prof Donaldson’s recommendations recognising the importance of Science of Technology as an AoLE. Search for Courses

Course Location: South Wales - Cardiff

Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4AU   START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start
Future Inn's Conference Covid Policy
  • Meetings will be arranged based on 1m social distancing.
  • Anti-bac stations will continue to be in place.
  • Social distancing encouraged in all public areas.
  • Enhanced cleaning of public areas & high-level touch areas, this includes conference area.
  • Staff members continuing to wear masks and guests asked to wear masks in all public areas. 
  • One way system when entering and exiting hotel.  
  • Conference guests asked to complete self-disclosure form on arrival.
  • Individual water bottles will be provided.
  • Tea/coffee served in training rooms.
  • Lunches (in individual bags) served in training room with a choice of standard, vegetarian, vegan or specific dietary requirement – if possible, please advise of gluten free or other dietary requirements in advance.

(Autumn 2021)


 
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