The product Design Course at Bangor University are proud to support the WJEC Innovations show again this year.
The exhibition will be held in PL2, Pontio, Bangor on Monday 16th October (09:00-17:00) & Tuesday 17th October (09:00-15:00) – Entry to the event is Free and is also open to the public.
“A celebration of Welsh Design & Technology, recognising and rewarding the next generation of innovators“
This prestigious event is a showcase exhibition and competition for the most innovative project work at A Level and GCSE in Design & Technology. The exhibition will be held in the autumn term in both North and South Wales.
The purpose of the event is to encourage young people to be technologically innovative and appreciate the importance of both design and technology. This is vital to Wales’ future prosperity as set out in the Welsh Assembly Government’s Science Policy.
The exhibition will give industrialists, teachers and students the opportunity to see some of the best work of students aged 16 to 18 in Wales. All centres in Wales entering students’ for WJEC examinations in Design and Technology are automatically eligible. Visiting moderators and teachers will nominate projects for inclusion in the exhibition.
The event will showcase 80 of students’ most innovative A2, AS and GCSE projects. A team of distinguished judges will select winning A Level, AS Level and GCSE projects and choose an overall winner from all three categories.
A number of schools from across North Wales bring students to the exhibition to see the examples of coursework and to listen to presentation from design lectures Bangor University, Swansea University and Cardiff Metropolitan University
There will also be a prize for the project displaying the most potential for Intellectual Property protection, a prize for CAD/CAM and a prize for the project displaying the greatest creativity.
Students will also be able to attend short talks on important aspects of their courses and at A Level see marked past paper questions.
Schools and colleges are invited to bring students from years 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 only, to view the exhibition and attend the talks.
Teacher’s wishing to attend the teacher seminars, would you please register by e-mailing email@example.com stating your name, centre and the seminar.