Below is a list of links to technology sites recommended by W.A.T.T members. If you would like to suggest a site please email with the site address, a description and your name and country (name and country are optional). The site will be reviewed and listed below.






Website - helpful if you are studying or teaching DESIGN TECHNOLOGY. The design process, gear systems, electronics, cams, printed circuit boards, PIC microcontrollers / computer control, key words/phrases, structures, vocational work, technology and cultures, basic CNC work.






PO Box 417
Palm Beach
QLD 4221
mobile:  0415 664 838
office:    07 55 22 6581

Major safety training resource provider to the education sector in Australia. Our main product is 'OnGuard® ACEPro - a student directed, computer-based workshop safety training programme presented using multimedia technologies It tests and tracks student training sessions.

In 2006 we were awarded with the National Safety Training Award for Excellence in Australia

Bruce Lewis


At Chester Machine Tools we supply a large range of machines, from the very small desktop Lathes and Mills to the large Industrial Lathes and Milling Machines.  We naturally  sell a complete line of accessories to complement our range of lathes and products.

Chris O'Hare

Chester UK LTD

ThomasNet recently launched a large information base. We have a specific article(s) that I thought would be useful for you and your readers.

A range of interesting articles on machining, adhesives, fabrication and many more



Tools for Schools

TILGEAR has been serving tradesmen for over 40 years and the Education and Training sector for over 20 years.
We understand your needs and our policy continues to be one of selling top quality tools at the best possible prices.
We are constantly searching out and assessing new and alternative products from around the world.

Andrew Tilbrook

Tools for Schools

The Times 100 An excellent site for technology, economics or business studies pupils and teachers. Packed full of exceptional resources.




A search engine for electronic component datasheets.

UK Excellent Technology Site - a collaboration of creative minds putting their passions to work. Kareen Balasabas
The American Society for Engineering Education. . 
An e-newsletter/blog for K12 Technology/Engineering teachers and Project Lead the Way teachers. Mike Sanoff

Washington D.C.
The Magazine for Design and Technology Education (USA) The Magazine for Design and Technology Education - supports Technology education and the integration of Maths, Science and Technology Curriculum (USA)

Ron Todd

New Jersey (USA)

European Education Consultants Ltd. On-line Health and Safety Management Suite.

European Education Consultants Ltd. On-line Health and Safety Management Suite
The World Association of Technology Teachers does not recommend this website for Health and Safety or Risk Assessments UK

I am a PGCE student qualifying in 2010.I have created a interactive scheme of work web site for a KS3 resistant materials contemporary storage tray.  I intend to add 6 or 7 more schemes of work to this quality over the upcoming months. Lee Peachey

Design and Technology

on the Web

A host of ideas and information tips for pupils at Key Stage 3 and 4

Mr B. Richmond


Electronic Resources

Edu Tek

A new website aimed at helping teachers and lecturers of Technology in particular Electronics

Phil Townshend


SDA Website

STEP Website

These sites deal issues of environmental, economic and social sustainability. They provide students with the opportunity to work on genuine case studies and product analysis.

Ian Capewell,

Education Officer,

Education Unit,




Manufacturing Processes Site

A range of video / flash projects based on the manufacture of a range of products. Elizabeth Bowyer

We are an established provider of Design and Technology electronics teaching and learning systems for secondary schools. We specialise in supporting schools deliver electronics in a less prescriptive way to assist creativity and autonomous learning.  Our modular software and patented hardware systems can be found at:


Quinn Gardener QuickLink Systems
Science Technology and Engineering Site


A detailed site developed by teachers in Melbourne, Australia as a resource for Systems and Control students. Students use relevant sections in each year of their Systems and Control course.

Neville Young

Glen Waverly Sec College.


An excellent site. A vast range of nets / developments can be downloaded for use in the classroom. Interesting site for cards card models, pop-up type constructions  

Home of Higher Education Links


Over 1000 links to Higher Education Resources
Annotated links to the best information and resource sites including distance education, educational technology and jobs

Dr Boss

Design Technology Resource Page An excellent collection of resources for Design and Technology teachers and pupils Has a range of information covering resistant materials to graphic products A site listing suppliers of components for making robots and similar mechanisms. Lists of practical robot building books, magazines and CD ROMs. Resources for teachers, pupils, students and designers. Professor Martin Smith, Technology Innovation Centre University of Central England.

Design and Technology


Has information and animations regarding a range of technology including electronics, packaging, food and pneumatics. A range of information useful to design and technology teachers.

Chris Smith

The Education Project Asia

GCSE BITESIZE Contains a range of information on electronics, food, graphics, resistant materials, systems and control and textile technology.  
Deyes High School Technology Department. An interesting and detailed website relating to many aspects of technology including detailed Upper and Lower School work. A technology site for pupils with over 600 internal and external links to other useful sites.

Tony Bell,


How Stuff An interesting and informative site covering a range of devices and how they work. Learn a variety of graphics skills through animated worksheets.  
Ohmfree Electronics Site Detailed component based electronics site. Articles can be submitted and added to the site.  
Technology at GCSE A technology site covering many useful and interesting aspects of design and technology.  
Design and Technology Virtual School A number of people and organisations contribute to this efficient technology site.  
The Standards Site Technology schemes of work from the Department for Education.  
The Amethyst Consultancy Ltd Provide detailed schemes for KS3 and KS4 Design and Technology  
Bad Human Factors Designs A site that gives examples relating to poor designs. Takes pupils through concise requirements for a Resistant Materials GCSE project. Takes pupils through concise requirements for a Graphic Products GCSE project. Takes pupils through concise requirements for a Electronics Products GCSE  project.  
http://www.teaching Primary School Design and Technology Site. The main site offers other subjects with a variety of work. Site that promotes GCSE Engineering  
Ergonomics for Schools Information relevant to ergonomics in the school environment.



The Warren Comprehensive School, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Essex Mr. B.Fenton



Kelsey Park School website, Electronics club.

The site has good coverage of electronics, with information on theory, components and the practical aspect of constructing electronic projects.

Mr. N. Young