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DT Leader Curriculum Support

The 2019 Ofsted Inspection Framework changed things for subject leaders significantly. This three-part programme series tells you everything you need to know about the Framework, from the perspective of DT leadership.

  • Summarise what Ofsted expects in this important foundation subject
  • Guide you through the ‘Three Is’ - Intent Implementation and Impact
  • Provide dozens of practical and powerful approaches that will help you develop and sustain high standards in Design Technology
3 hours
£150 + VAT
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About this course

What does it mean for you as a DT coordinator that the 2019 Framework has adapted its focus? How can you ensure that you are providing your children with the very best DT curriculum? This three-part programme series gives you guidance and advice, provides you with dozens of practical ideas, and suggests ways that you might monitor, evaluate and above all sustain high standards in Design Technology.

Part 1 sets out the expectations, inspection guidance, and overarching views of excellent curriculum design. It will cover:

  • OFSTED’s view of curriculum quality;
  • How to articulate your vision and values;
  • How to make your DT curriculum pupil-focused and school-centric;
  • Ways to raise the profile of DT, and standards within it.

Part 2 looks at how you might implement your vision for DT. It will cover:

  • What it means to lead DT in the new Framework;
  • What to expect from a ‘Deep Dive’;
  • How to share and embed expectations;
  • Assessment and monitoring strategies that enhance pupil outcomes;
  • How to understand and embed cultural capital;
  • How to establish equality of accessibility.

Part 3 looks at ways to judge the impact of your school’s DT curriculum. It will cover:

  • Establishing and evidencing Impact;
  • Creating challenge;
  • Maintaining consistency;
  • Planning for the future, supporting staff, and CPD.



  • Headteachers, deputies and other senior leaders
  • DT coordinators / leaders
  • Governors with curriculum responsibility
  • KS1, KS2

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

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This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

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