CDT Why Do We Need the Teachers?

Pauline Perry
1985, Vol. 18, No. 1,


A paper presented to the Equal Opportunities Commission Conference on CDT Teacher Training, June 1985 and reprinted with permission.Before we consider why we need teachers of CDT, perhaps we should make it clear to ourselves just exactly what we mean both by Craft Design Technology, and by technology, and what is its place in the curriculum. Although all CDT teachers are teachers of technology, not all teachers of technology are necessarily CDT teachers. Technology should permeate all aspects of the curriculum, and technological studies may bring together teachers of science, home economics, art and history with teachers of CDT contributing to a technology course.

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