Policy Submissions

S956 - Consultation on reform of the National Curriculum in England


Reform of the National Curriculum in England – IET comments to the Department for Education

Abstract The IET has responded to the Department for Education Consultation on the reform of the national curriculum with a specific focus on the Design & Technology (D&T) and ICT elements.  The key messages include the recommendation that subjects such a food technology are not incorporated in D&T and that the current ICT curriculum needs to be radically reformed to include both elements of coding as well as a holistic approach that includes elements of the communications systems used to interconnect remote systems and services.

Submission Details Submitted on 16 April 2013 to Department for Education

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Keywords and Search Terms National Curriculum, Education, Skills, Engineering, STEM , Design and technology, ICT