The Engineering Council Supporting Curriculum Debate and Innovation

Ruth Wright
2001, Vol. 6, No. 2,


When David Hargreaves took over as Chief Executive of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), he sent out a clear and simple message: 'Generate the evidence of what works' (Hargreaves, Nov 2000). In this paper I will outline the rolling programme of research papers generated over the last year through the activities of the Engineering Council. These papers have been commissioned and published to celebrate the continuing successes of design and technology and in doing so we hope that they will contribute to the pool of evidence sought by Hargreaves.

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