Dear Minister, This is why design and technology is a very important subject in the school curriculum

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David Barlex

Abstract

The paper is in four parts. Part 1 considers the justification
for including design and technology in the school
curriculum. Part 2 suggests the content for the subject at
Key Stage 3. Part 3 describes some of the ways the
subject might be taught. Part 4 considers ways in which
the curriculum can be devised so that it is irresistible and
transformative. A brief conclusion revisits the unique
characteristic of the subject.

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BARLEX, David. Dear Minister, This is why design and technology is a very important subject in the school curriculum. Design and Technology Education: an International Journal, [S.l.], v. 16, n. 3, nov. 2011. ISSN 1360-1431. Available at: <https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/DATE/article/view/1660>. Date accessed: 01 oct. 2022.
Keywords
curriculum, curriculum development, design and technology, pedagogy
Section
Research

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