An updated version of “A Guide to the Student Assignment” (Design and Communication Graphics) is now available to purchase or download. The purpose of this document is to offer guidance to both teachers and students on possible approaches to successfully completing the DCG Student Assignment by drawing on the knowledge, experience and wisdom gained from the development of the student assignment to date. Printed booklets may now be ordered from the PDST using the order form below and these will be delivered to your school.
The Chief Examiner’s Report for the 2009 DCG examinations at Higher and Ordinary Level provides a review of the performance of candidates in the examinations and detailed analysis of the standards of answering. You can access the DCG report from the above link.
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Workshop booklet covering some of the intermediate level sketching tools and features available in SolidWorks 2017 while working through the modeling of parts for a Spatula.
Resource notes from PDST 2017 Advanced SolidWorks CPD Workshop.
State Examination Commission (SEC) respond to queries regarding DCG Coursework Examination. .
JC Technology- Paper
Background paper & brief for the review of the JC Technology subjects.
CAD Computer Specifications
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.
ICT for teaching & Learning
Example of a Flipped Learning approach i a Tech Graphics classroom..