Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to 'Transition in design and technology'

    • Where are you in your learning at the moment?

  • 2

    Issues in primary to secondary transition

    • Elements of successful transition

    • Identified problems of secondary transition

  • 3

    Issues in design and technology transition

    • Discontinuity

  • 4

    Smoothing the transition in design and technology

    • Ways to smooth this transition

    • What next?

    • Design and technology as problem-solving

  • 5

    D&T as whole-school transition

    • Strategies

    • 'Lesson in a box'

    • Benefits for transition

  • 6


    • Next Steps

    • Where is your learning now?


Deborah Winn

Deborah is a practising secondary school teacher with over 20 year’s experience in a variety of Design and Technology disciplines. She has a PhD in C.A.D and creativity at key stage 3 and has contributed chapters on a range of subjects in Design and Technology publications. She is passionate about promoting Design Technology both in and out of schools.