The future for Advanced level

  • David Perry Royal College of Art
  • Louise T Davies Royal College of Art
  • Anthony R Booth Royal College of Art
  • Jim Sage Royal College of Art


There is an increasingly diverse group of students opting for at Advanced level work in design and technology and GNVQ Manufacturing. Broadening the range of students means, in particular, that more academically successful ones are joining manufacturing and design and technology courses, increasing the demand on teachers for versatility. This article begins by considering how to offer appropriate courses for academically successful students, and the teaching and learning styles to which such students respond.

Author Biographies

David Perry, Royal College of Art
Director - Schools Technology Project Team
Louise T Davies, Royal College of Art
Deputy Director - Schools Technology Project Team
Anthony R Booth, Royal College of Art
Assistant Director
Jim Sage, Royal College of Art
Assistant Director
How to Cite
PERRY, David et al. The future for Advanced level. Journal of Design & Technology Education, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, july 2009. ISSN 1360-1431. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2021.
Post-16 Education