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    Sign up to Supporting Pupils with SEND in Design and Technology in Secondary School (Webinar) – 23 February 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course will provide practical guidance on how you might advise teachers when planning to support children with special educational needs in design and technology.

    Learning outcomes:

    • What is a SEN in D&T?
    • Curriculum planning for SEND in D&T
    • Examples of how lesson plans may be adapted to address a range of learning needs
    • Ensuring pupils can access and produce successful initial design work – recording and communicating design ideas and developments

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: SEND Design

    Price: Sub £230 / SLA £200 / Full £276

    Join us at Exploring the Work of Other Designers in Primary Design and Technology (Webinar) – 7 February 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    Participants will gain knowledge of how to meet the National Curriculum requirement that children at primary school learn about great artists, architects, craft makers and designers.

    Participants will learn how to:

    • Explore the work of other designers to inspire and support Design and Technology topics and units.
    • Develop inspirational topics based on designers’ work.
    • Develop resources for other staff to use in schools.

    This training will be delivered over one day.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Design Exploring

    Price: Sub £180 / SLA £145 / Full £216

    Book now for Being a Design and Technology Subject Lead in the Primary School 22-23– 31 January 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course will give new and aspiring Design and Technology subject co-ordinators confidence in leading and managing their subject.

    You will learn how to:

    • Advocate confidently for Design and Technology as a subject in your school
    • Plan effectively in the long, short and medium term
    • Assess children’s progress in the subject
    • Create an action plan for developing Design and Technology provision.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone by using keyword search: Technology Lead

    Price: Sub £215 / SLA £145 / Full £258

    Climate Unity Project

    by HIAS User -

    We would like to invite you to take part in an exciting STEM opportunity.

    This a Hampshire wide initiative to engage, educate, involve, and unite young people in the challenges facing them now and in the future regarding climate change.

    We will be running a series of face to face and virtual workshops over the next few months to develop teachers’ knowledge and understanding around the use of materials, natural dyes and upcycling. We hope that this will enable you to set up and run a STEM project for the young people in your school around climate unity. The workshops will be practical in nature and will teach how to dye using vegetable and plant matter, test dyes of suitability on natural and man-made fabrics and assist in the upcycling of unwanted textiles in something new and fresh and thus avoiding landfill.

    The overall aim of the project is to encourage and develop a knowledge of climate change and climate crisis throughout the key stages, focusing on the reduction of chemical dyes in fashion and the reusing and up cycling of unused or unwanted garments into new items.

    We want to develop and support students’ knowledge and understanding across the DT and Science curriculum by building a shared understanding of how materials are manufactured and disposed of and the consequences to the climate of mass manufacture.

    We will be working towards schools developing their own climate change groups with the end goal of developing students’ knowledge and understanding of climate change and how they can make a impact through their daily lives and choices.

    We are planning to:

    ·       Hold a series of workshops to develop teachers’ knowledge and understanding around the use of materials, natural dyes and upcycling.

    ·       Visit schools to see your projects in action, gauging children’s responses to climate change.

    ·       Develop resources to support climate change in D&T and Science


    The project culminates in an amazing opportunity for children to showcase their work in a upcycled fashion show and a static display at The Climate Unity Conference to be held on the 14th of July 2023 in Winchester.

    If you would be interested in finding out more information, please register an expression of interest by 23rd of January  https://forms.office.com/e/ULC6H2GkKX


    We look forward to hearing from you

    Join us at Level 2 Food Safety Training - Foundation Certificate (Webinar) – 28 February 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This one-day course reinforces the importance of food safety and provides learners with an understanding of how to identify and control food safety hazards in their own workplace.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Offers the minimum standards for the food safety industry
    • Builds on the introductory certificate in food safety
    • Recognises good practice as a food handler
    • Gives confidence to consumers

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Level Foundation

    Price: Sub £145 / SLA £110 / Full £174

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