DAVIES, DILLON and GILBERT, 1992. Real contexts for design and technology: the "six counties technology" flexible learning project. IDATER 1992 Conference, Loughborough: Loughborough University
The Six Counties Technology Flexible Learning Project, which, in conjunction with museum services and industry, is producing curriculum materials based around real contexts for design and technology, is described. The context of the project is set out in terms of the need to develop curriculum materials which are compatible with the changing educational environment. Some outcomes of trailing the materials are presented. Criteria for evaluating the project during its pilot phase are discussed and the intended outcomes of the project are described.