Providing the tools enabling all schools to complete an annual self review.
All schools are required to complete an annual self review. This generally requires primary D&T subject coordinators and secondary subject leaders to provide information to their senior management team. The process of collecting this information can be demanding, and may not be well supported by resources that aid the process adequately. The Self Review Framework and D&T Mark has been designed to address this need.
Technical Labs undertook months of careful planning and consultation with key stakeholders from within the D&T Association and external educational specialists to develop a comprehensive plan to build a sophisticated review platform, that would link many disperse systems together, including CRM, CMS and e-commerce.
The resulting ASP.NET, Web API, AngularJs solution is a revolutionary system that allows schools to report on the current state of their own D&T education. The system asks the school to compare themselves to understood examples of good D&T practices, and recommends next steps based on the feedback given. The system dynamically pulls in products and examples of best practice resources from across the D&T Association, and links schools with the best consultants to help with improvement.
Once the system is satisfied that the school is ready to progress, moderators are assigned to review and audit the actions of the school, and then decide if more input is necessary, or if the system should award them the D&T Mark (an official recognition of excellence in D&T education).
The system has been very well received and takes a lot of complexities away from the school’s need to report and progress.
- ASP.NET MVC C#
- Angular JS
- SQL Server