Curriculum CPD – D&T

(Curriculum CPD Programme 2021-22)
Delegate price £180.00
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This course is being run over 2 sessions:

Session 1 (ONLINE) – Understanding how to embed Computer Aided Design into Primary D&T lessons


Overview: During the session we will explore the following:

  • What is CAD?
  • How to implement CAD into your DT units or projects
  • Using software to develop products that are 2Dimensional
  • Using software to develop products that are 3Dimensional

The session will allow you to up skill in being able to use two different types of software to create products that can be embedded into your D&T units of work or projects.

In order to access the session you will need a laptop/PC or MacBook with the following software downloaded:


Session 2 (ONLINE) – Effectively delivering and leading ‘Design’ as a key concept 

Based on the feedback from colleagues at the 1st session, the focus for session 2 will be effectively delivering and leading ‘Design’ as a key concept. During this session we will revisit the key principles in leading the D&T curriculum. We will look holistically at ‘Design’ as a key concept and how that can be effectively embedded into your curriculum to support in showing progression in learning from EYFS to Key Stage 2. We will then reflect on how we can lead others in driving the quality of the D&T curriculum.

This course is being run over 2 sessions:

SESSION 1: Tuesday 5th October 2021 (13:00-15:30) – ONLINE

SESSION 2: Monday 14th February 2022 (13:00-15:30) – ONLINE

We will be using Zoom (online video conferencing software) to host this online event. If you have not used Zoom previously, you may need to download the Zoom software either to a laptop, PC, tablet or smartphone, prior to joining. When you have booked your place a link will be emailed to you, within 48 hours of the webinar, with further instructions about how to join the event.

The session will also be recorded and afterwards an edited version will be shared with those schools that have booked a place.


Schools who subscribe to the Gateway Alliance Curriculum CPD Offer have FOUR FREE place on any of the TEN courses within the subscription. 

Additional places can be purchased for £105 per person (for a place on both sessions) or schools can choose to purchase multiple subscriptions if they wish to take advantage of more places at a greater discount.

Costs will be incurred for schools that do not subscribe. Please see our terms for further details.


The webinar will be recorded and will be available to schools that attend after the live event.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us on 02476 347697 or email:

Leanne Mee

Leanne founded The STEM Workshop with the ambition of ensuring all young people gained access to quality STEM education. She has worked in schools for more than 15 years, teaching and leading STEM subjects. Leanne now works with schools and trusts from across the country, delivery CPD for staff and workshops for children, to excite and inspire them to become the innovators of tomorrow. Leanne also works as a consultant for the D&T Association planning and delivering their courses.

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