Creative Teaching & Learning

Why is DT failing?

In the Summer of 2016, the Joint Council of Qualifications (JCQ) revealed that there had been a 10% decrease in the number of students taking Design & Technology at GCSE level – one of its most significant drops to date.

But anyone keeping tabs on the state of the subject already knew the most worrisome part – this drop was not the start of a new trend, but rather the continuation of one.

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