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This paper focuses on the role of the teacher in creating an effective climate for design and technology. In it
I detail argument about necessary qualities of the role and explore how these understandings were gained
through reflection on personal practice. I draw its findings from an extensive piece of research carried out
in four schools over five years. Findings include commentary on teaching characteristics and teacher child