Links Fx: The original version I developed Links Fx very soon after inventing Access Fm. The idea came about whilst discussing the possibility of applying De Bono’s thinking hats to the teaching of design technology. I was not keen on De Bono’s thinking hats then and still am not. I find it hard that in […]
TES Article – The cost of Sustainability?
I was lucky enough to attend the Design and Technology Association Awards in London not so long ago – as the TES National Design & Technology advisor, though not lucky enough to win a prize. At the end of the evening Dame Ellen MacArthur (her father was a D&T teacher) gave a speech about […]
How do you define an Iconic Design?
Tough one! Especially if teaching Product Design at A-Level, this is one of those omni present questions which has a tendancy to make an appearance at exam time. I came up with this recently along with my A level students studying product design in relation to Iconic design. You know how much I love anagrams and acronyms! We […]