The QCA website: www.qca.org.uk
The British Nutrition Foundation is putting together a free 12-page document for teachers about "Smart Foods" available later this term. See www.nutrition.org.uk (click on Teacher Centre). The BNF is also hosting two conferences on smart foods. The first, mainly for A-level food technology teachers, is on Saturday October 13 in London; the second is next June in Liverpool. Details from the website, or tel: 020 7404 6504.
NADCAT (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Clothing and Textiles Association Ltd), tel: 01623 440088. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.nadcat.co.uk
TEP (Technology Enhancement Programme), based at Warwick University, tel: 02476 573994. Web: www.tep.org.uk. For supplies tel: 020 8447 0342.
Get Smart! - Modified Starch Pack and Get Smart Key Stage 3 Smart and Modern textile packs written by food technology teacher Lesley Woods can be obtained from Lesley Woods, Pickering Croft, Chapel Lane, West Bradford, Clitheroe, Lancs. Tel: 01200 422203.
Sinclair Consultancy, run by teacher Rose Sinclair, works with LEAs and other providers in providing courses on textiles, ICT and classroom practice. She is author of 'Skills in Textiles Technology' and 'ICT Activities for Textiles', a multimedia CD-Rom (Heinemann). Sinclair Consultancy, DSB House, 30 High Street, Beckenham, Kent BR3 1AY.
Tel: 020 8663 6733 or 020 8658 5723.Mobile: 07887 947770. Web: www.sinclairconsultancy.co.uk
www.softswitch.co.uk (For information on the integration of electronic components into textile fabrics.)