Inspiring DT Articles to get you thinking…the Simplest Design Ideas are often the best!

Hi DT Students, I hope all is going well for you in the new Academic Year. As always hear is one of those 'inspiration' posts which I hope enables you to get beyond some of the more mundane study of content and units in the DT syllabus. Remember Design Technology is one of the most exciting subjects and involves creativity and innovation - and guess what the only way to be creative and innovative is to get inspired by some amazing ...

May 2015 – Exam Reports : A lot to Take In to Support Students

Although the last year for the old syllabus in terms of assessment - the May 2015 examination reports always give some great feedback to teachers and students alike. It is available on the OCC as normal and below are a few of the highlights. I always share this with my students when it comes out to give them specific guidance - that comes from the EXAMINERS so hopefully they will take the advice on board. Project Advice This advice is similar to ...

New Syllabus DT Shared Resources – Take a Trip to the OCC

A simple reminder that the OCC Design Technology community is a very caring and sharing one. We all know with a new syllabus bringing together all of the resources is a tricky and time consuming one - so Ian Johnson an active member in the DT IB community has set up a series of Unit Student Guides for each of the units from the new syllabus. Click on this link to see an example for a Modelling example READ ONLY unit ...

Happy New Year – Design Technology Students – Best of’s 2013

Happy New Year to all IB Design Technology Students, Are you looking forward to getting back to school at the beginning of next week, NO - why not I ask? If not it is time to get yourself inspired especially for the upcoming year of your studies in Design and Technology. BUT HOW you ask? Well have a look at the links below at what some of the most important blogs and design websites have listed as the most innovative or best ...