Report on National Curriculum Council Construction: Technology 1993
A report from the National Curriculum Council (NCC). The change in approach was in turn widely criticised by respondents, and further revisions made by the NCC. While the move towards two Attainment Targets (ATs) and the separation of Information Technology was accepted, there were wide concerns about perceived male bias, lack of current staff expertise and appropriate resourcing. Further simplification was also sought including improvement in progression in the programmes of study and the reduction of content in business and industrial practices, though these should remain as contexts.
The proposals for short courses were also criticised, while the debate about role of the teaching of ‘cooking skills’ as opposed to industrial food technology processes began to gather momentum.
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