Wood Technology - CPD Workshops 2022/2023

This section contains the professional learning materials and supporting resources used during the 2022/2023 cluster CPD. The materials and resources will further support the professional learning of colleagues at school level, and of those teachers who are new or returning to teaching Wood Technology.

Google Site

This Google site is designed to support teachers througout the 2022/2023 Wood Technology CPD workshop. Here you will find all the resources and materials required to engage with the activities.


The CPD PowerPoint Presentation has been split into three parts:


Part 1 - Teachers discuss opportunities to develop key learning skills in Wood Technology.

Part 2 - Teachers consider the role of effective feedback in their classrooms.

Part 3 - Teachers explore pedagogical approaches to teaching, learning & assessment in Wood Technology.

Daniel Gill, Furniture Maker - A Journey with Wood

This is a resource that supports student learning and engagement in various areas of wood science such as sustainability, forestry, felling, conversion of logs and seasoning timber. The video is time-stamped to allow the viewer to access these parts easily. The activity cards provide further opportunities for deeper learning, and higher order thinking, while watching the video.

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Sample Unit of Learning

This sample resource may assist you in planning and developing materials suitable for your students' context. The focus of this unit of learning was on preparing a project for a finish and applying a finish to a project. A PDF and an editable Word version are available to assist in further planning activities.