Marconi ECT Project: phase 1 evaluation

  • Andrew Breckon
  • Dr Peter Branson


Imagine a world without the use and application of electronics, and then consider a compulsory education system that does not offer courses in more than 18 percent of our secondary schools. This major shortfall in our education systems lies at the heart of much of the work carried out over the past four years related to finding training models for teachers in this very demanding area of work. This paper reflects the work carried out in theacademic year 2000/200 I in piloting a revised training model from the original 'Marconi Days' training programme. The original twoyeartrial programme used a 10-day training model. Sadly, this was considered too expensive, so this evaluation focused on two models, a 2-day course and a 4-day course, with support from a comprehensive web site and advisory support in school on the 2-day model. As the pilot has been established, much work has taken place to cr

How to Cite
BRECKON, Andrew; BRANSON, Dr Peter. Marconi ECT Project: phase 1 evaluation. Journal of Design & Technology Education, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, july 2009. ISSN 1360-1431. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 oct. 2021.
Curriculum Development - Secondary