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DT Subject Network

BEP School Improvement
1.5hrs Starting Thursday 7th December 2023

There will be three subject network meetings over the course of the year, delivered by experts in the subjects. The networks will give curriculum leaders an opportunity to keep abreast of current thinking and share good practice. Our providers will focus on both disciplinary and substantive knowledge. There will be a mixture of online and face to face delivery, giving you a chance to have a more hands on approach.

DT Subject Network (Module 1 | Online)
Thursday 7th December 2023 - 16:00 - 17:30

The iterative process of design. The first online session will explore the core principles and processes for design and how this should be leading the subject of D&T in Primary schools. We will also explore the importance of interdisciplinary practice, problem solving and critical thinking in design. Plus, general Q&A time.

DT Subject Network (Module 2 | In-person)
Tue 30th Jan 2024 - 14:00 - 16:00

Design thinking challenge. Following on from the first session, delegates will work together in design teams to solve fictional design challenges whilst learning about empathy, definition, ideation, prototyping and testing. Teachers will be then tasked with setting their own design thinking challenge for their pupils.

DT Subject Network (Module 3 | Online)
Wed 8th May 2024 - 16:00 - 17:30

Are we designers? Are the children learning to become designers or are they merely making a script? Teachers will discuss and share the successes and challenges in facilitating design thinking in school and in different areas of the D&T curriculum. Plus, general Q&A time.

Who is this course for:

This workshop is ideal for Curriculum Leads

Course Duration:



£150/pp or Free for BEP Members ( Essential+)


Thu 7th Dec 2023
Tue 30th Jan 2024
Wed 8th May 2024


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DT Subject Network on Birmingham Education Hub