Plastics in Schools: The Role of ESPI

  • D. A. Girdler ESPI Loughborough University


The emphasis in both primary and secondary education is to make pupils more aware of technology and prepare them for the technological society they will enter upon leaving school. Whilst most people concerned with school-based education see a technological society as one in which electronics and computers will play an increasing role, this blithe attitude ignores the manner in which plastics as a material is, even now, used in a very wide range of products.

How to Cite
GIRDLER, D. A.. Plastics in Schools: The Role of ESPI. Studies in Design Education Craft & Technology, [S.l.], v. 17, n. 2, sep. 2009. ISSN 0305 766. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 mar. 2023.