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Courses are run by Paul & Julie Boyd as part of Boyd Education

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D&T GCSE Core Content 15/6/23 ONLINE

Supporting Textile Specialists to Deliver D&T GCSE Core Content

  • 175 British pounds
  • 15/6/23: 3.45-5.45pm Online via Zoom (+ self directed activities)

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15TH JUNE 2023 3.45 - 5.45PM Blended learning course led by Paul & Julie Boyd with 2 hr live online session, plus at least 4 hrs self directed learning activities Course assumes basic textiles knowledge & is most suitable for textiles specialists wanting to embrace the D&T GCSE but who feel less confident in some areas of the core OUTCOME * Identify how textiles fits into D&T GCSE in a way that retains its creativity & uniqueness * Develop knowledge for D&T GCSE core content that teachers may be less confident with * Develop a textiles curriculum from KS3 - 5 that embraces a broader materials approach * Strategies that embrace textile traditions as well encouraging innovation & change CONTENT * Brief overview of learning in the D&T GCSE (England) * Identify core content learning that textiles specialists may be less familiar with * Creative activities that bring the core content to life in a way that's relevant to textiles * Particular focus on non textiles materials, levers/mechanisms & electronics * Using a broader materials approach to support creativity & innovation in textiles * Approach that celebrates traditions & creativity of textiles whilst embracing new ideas * Content is suitable for all specifications * Challenge perceptions & stereotypes about what textiles is & raise its profile * Reinvigorate teaching & create a buzz about textiles in D&T GCSE * Thinking differently & considering new ideas & approaches * ONLINE SESSION INCLUDES HANDS ON ACTIVITIES (resource pack posted) Online session introduces the main ideas & the self directed activities enable participants to create a personalised CPD programme focused on applying ideas in the classroom (some materials for additional activities are also provided) RESOURCES INCLUDE: material samples, materials for some practical activities, self directed learning programme, resources to support T&L IMPORTANT * Course fee pays for one person to attend the live online session * Online session is held on Zoom & participants contribute via audio or video * Focus is on KS3 & D&T GCSE for England (some content may be relevant to other routes) * References to the NEA are limited to how ideas link to creativity & innovation * A 'one size fits all' curriculum model & schemes of learning are not provided * Some activities/projects are provided to illustrate ideas discussed See bottom of home page for T&Cs, including cancellations

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