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Consultancy, Training & CPD Courses

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School staff who have recently attended training by the Design & Technology team have commented:

D&T NQT training:

New resources gave inspiration for new projects/project development”

“Functionality is the newest information that I did not know about before"

Very inspiring to see what other schools are achieving"

“The course was useful in that it provided me with lots of fantastic ideas and inspiration for lessons and strategies on numerous topics"


We are delighted to be working closely with Dave Parry who is an independent Design and Technology consultant.

Dave writes for various examination boards and publishers, co-authoring a number of school text books and CD resources. He carries out consultancy and training for the National College and a variety of other agencies, both here and abroad. He was Head of Technology for ten years at Presdales school in Ware, where he now teaches part-time.

Dave Parry

Dave Parry
Independent Consultant for Design & Technology
(Primary and Secondary)


To discuss your needs and arrange support please contact Herts for Learning on 01438 845111 or email:








School Based Support / CPD

Popular sessions include:

  • Improving Teaching and Learning in the primary and secondary Design and Technology curriculum
  • Support for head of department/subject leader Developing creativity in the Design and Technology curriculum
  • Advice and guidance on health and safety inc. DATA accreditation
  • Departmental or subject review
  • Review schemes of work
  • Preparation for OfSTED themed inspections
  • Developing STEM across the curriculum
  • Advice on Classroom accommodation inc. innovative developments
  • Support in developing and implementing controlled assessment
  • Cross curricular projects and approaches
  • Support for D and T self evaluation
  • Advice on curriculum design – choosing the correct pathway inc national curriculum, types of qualification, exam boards and assessment

To discuss your needs and arrange support please contact Herts for Learning on 01438 845111 or email:

Design & Technology CPD Courses