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Design Room/The Drawing Board

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Groups of approximately 45 learners

Keystage 3, 4 and 5

30-60 minutes

About the Course

This workshop provides an insight into the innovative design side of engineering and technology careers, using various props (e.g. old telephones) as examples of innovation. Teams of students use their creativity to design an innovative product that tackles real world problems, before presenting these ideas to the class. 


Workshop variations: 

  • Larger group sizes can be accomodated. 

  • Longer sessions could included making prototypes out of recycled materials.

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Curriculum Links: 


Design and technology 

  • Generate, develop and communicate their ideas through discussion and annotated sketches.

Skills Builder Framework Links:

  • Listening 

  • Problem solving 

  • Speaking 

  • Creativity 

  • Teamwork 

  • Leadership

Can be delivered in a standard classroom with a projector and screen.

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