The introduction of Building Energy Rating has a significant impact on the design and construction of buildings. These resources have been developed to assist teachers in exploring the key factors that impact on the energy performance of a domestic building.
Details of the Computer specifications for CAD Computers available through the DES 2015 hardware grant for schools for use in DCG can be found under the CAD & SolidWorks link on the left of the screen.
Updated Room Layouts
Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.
New JC & LC Technology Books
Golden Key Publishers, who published “Technology for Leaving Certificate” in 2015 have informed us that “Technology for Junior Certificate” by Paul Enright will be available in August 2016 .
ICT for teaching & Learning
Example of a flipped learning approach in a Tech Graphics class.