Further Major Project Design Inspiration – Dyson Award Robotic Arm and Make Your Own Shoes

The wonders of design and technology - is that innovation can be led to technical changes and development or the absolutely opposite a simple idea and discontent with a product in a sustainable and ethical world. What am I talking about - well let us look at two designs for further inspiration for your upcoming projects in Design and Technology :- The Titan Arm - which last year won the Dyson Award is an excellent example showing how continued technical ...

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 ...

Tips from IB Examiners 2 – Internal Assessment / Major Project Pointers

The 4/PSWOT form and filling it in can be daunting at first - but one thing is always important to realise when finishing and sending off the portfolios of student work. This is that only the investigations and project with the highest marks are needed to be sent for each criteria. The rest of the projects should be recorded but NOT SENT. A relief for the postman and also the examiner I believe. It is also always important to choose a ...