6th November 1998 at 00:00
* Colour newspaper, Designing, has been taken over by the Design and Technology Association. The relaunched version promises "plenty of innovation" while retaining the same editor and a similar format with posters showing quality product analysis, examples of work from schools, new concepts, project ideas and news. Annual subscription: Pounds 18 (three issues). Details: DATA, Wellesbourne House, 16 Walton Road, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9JB, tel: 01789 470007; e-mail * DATA has published a Survey of Provision for Design and Technology in Schools 1997-98 covering 1,156 maintained schools in England and Wales. It identifies strong support for the subject by heads and enthusiasm for teaching it among primary teachers. The association has also published a research paper for teachers, with the Teacher Training Agency, entitled Exemplification of Standards for Health and Safety Training in Design and Technology. Each publication costs Pounds 9, Pounds 6 members from DATA (as above).

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