Introduction to 3D Printing in Primary Education Free CPD Webinar

CREATE Education run this live webinar throughout the academic year as a twilight session 4-5pm. Day’s and dates vary to give you the opportunity to attend the webinar at a time that suits you. Attending a live webinar gives you the opportunity to ask questions and receive a response and links to specific support resources real time.

About this event

Are you new to 3D printing or considering introducing 3D printing in your school but don’t really know where to start?

If so this Free CPD webinar for primary school teachers is for you. CREATE Education are leaders in supporting 3D printing in Education and in this webinar we will explain how 3D printing can be used as a tool to engage students and develop key skills required for many future careers.

The webinar will include the following:

  • What is 3D printing and how does it work?
  • What technologies are available and the pro’s and cons of different technologies.
  • Important considerations when choosing a 3D printer.
  • The 3D printing process.
  • Suitable Free 3D modelling software options.
  • Project ideas for design technology and other curriculum areas.
  • Introduction to the range of free 3D printing curriculum resources, projects and ideas available from CREATE Education and our community.
  • 3D printing Reception to Yr6 skills progression.
  • Classroom management of 3D printing.
  • How to access the CREATE Education 3D printer and 3D scanner loan scheme.

The session will be delivered over Zoom and participants will be provided with the webinar recording and presentation after the session along with links to download further resources.

If you have already attended a webinar, or you are not able to attend one, you can access a webinar recording, a copy of the webinar presentation and links to further free curriculum and support resources by completing the form below.