Design Technology – New Syllabus September 2014 – Initial Views and Thoughts

When a new syllabus is developed by the IB organisation and DT subject leaders it always meets with a great deal of trepidation and worry that the changes may not be for the better? The can be no doubting the positives that come with a development and update cycle of 6/7 years - and this is especially true of the Design Technology curriculum due to the amount of change and development that happens within the world of design in such ...

Tips from Examiners – What can go wrong with your Internal Assessments and Major Project?

Don't you just hate the Design Technology IA/Major Project criteria? Is it confusing? Well here are some tips on each of the sections that your teacher may also guide you towards. Remember that you only need to hit the complete grades once for IA's and Major Projects for this to be carried forward as your final mark :) Planning Most important to not use common problems that your teacher gives you with this criteria and for you to follow an individual process ...