Design & Technology LIVE! Student Event
9th March 2020 at Disneyland® Paris

Educational Design & Technology Student Conference

Bring Design & Technology to life for your students and fire their future career ambitions by showing them the many different paths a career could take at our Design & Technology LIVE! conference - all whilst enjoying the magic of Disneyland® Paris!

Experts from high profile organisations will provide relevant examples, supporting students in their portfolio preparation and investigations with a focus on product design, technology, sustainability and ethics. Students can also put their own questions to the experts during a Q&A session.

Meeting your learning objectives - Design & Technology LIVE! will help prepare students to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world, and give them an awareness of the wider influences on Design and Technology.

Prices start from£249pp

Price Shown includes

  • Return travel by Coach, Eurostar or Air
  • 2 nights bed & breakfast accommodation (additional nights available at a supplement)
  • Park Hopper Ticket
  • Attendance at the Design & Technology Live! Conference
  • Curriculum-linked workbook for students
  • Group Leader’s conference pack
  • Group Travel Insurance
  • 1:10 free place ratio for staff on a twin room basis
  • Services of the Events Team in Disneyland® Paris throughout your stay

 


Event Overview

Expert speaker presentations - through real life experiences our speakers will give students the chance to hear about the challenges in designing new and better products for our society’s future, designing with new and smart materials, and designing for a more sustainable future.

Q&A session - interactive question and answer sessions will develop their knowledge and understanding of product design, technology, sustainability and ethics. 

Events Team On-site Support Throughout Your Stay 

  • Meet you on arrival & assist with hotel check-in 
  • Be on-hand & provide assistance throughout the event 
  • Host a teacher meet & greet with coffee & pastries
  • Register your students at the conference & take questions 
  • Assist with check-out & departure


New for 2020! - Speakers to be announced


Package Options

2 Night Coach Travel Package
Sunday to Tuesday

1 DAY PARK TICKET 

Sunday: Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris, overnight at Disneyland® Paris 
Monday: Live! Student Conference & Free time in the park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Tuesday: Return coach travel.

3 Night Coach Travel Package
Sunday to Wednesday

Sunday - Wednesday

2 DAY PARK TICKET 

Sunday: Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris, overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Monday: Live! Student Conference & Free time in park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris 
Tuesday: Day trip to Paris. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris 
Wednesday: Morning free in the Park. Return coach travel.

3 Nights Overnight Coach Travel Package
Saturday to Tuesday

2 DAY PARK TICKET 

Saturday: Late evening departure. Night time channel crossing 
Sunday: Morning arrival at Disneyland® Paris. Day free to use your Disneyland® Pass. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Monday: Live! Student Conference & Free time in park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris. 
Tuesday: Return coach travel

2 Night Eurostar Travel Package Sunday to Tuesday

2 DAY PARK TICKET 

Sunday: Afternoon departure from St Pancras International. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.
Monday: Live! Student Conference & Free time in Park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.
Tuesday: Free time to use your Disneyland® Pass. Early afternoon departure. Arrive back in London early evening.


Meeting You Learning Objectives

  • Core technical and designing and making principles
  • Design processes, material techniques, equipment
  • Hand craft skills, CAD, CAM, 2D & 3D modelling skills
  • How D&T ideas solve real & relevant problems
  • Designing new and better products for the future
  • Modern technologies/emerging technologies

Who Is This For?

Key Stage 4 (GCSE) Design & Technology students. The event is designed to complement studies across the AQA, OCR, Edexcel and WJEC curriculums and support students in their portfolio preparation and in the practical aspect of their studies as well as the their investigations into a specific company with a focus on product design, technology, sustainability & ethics.

 


Student Workbook

A student workbook is provided prior to the event with background information on each of our speakers as well as subject-specific park challenges to complete in the Parks.