Creativity in school design & technology in England: a discussion of influences

Barlex, David
May 2007
International Journal of Technology & Design Education;May2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p149
Academic Journal
This paper identifies five influences on design & technology education in England�the government agency, the curriculum developer, the teacher, the pupil and the researcher. Using developments in school design & technology education and examples from England the paper describes a range of activities involving one or more influences noting the implications each has for creativity in school design & technology education. In conclusion the paper summarises the impact of the influences and suggests an approach to support further productive collaboration.


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