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Coteach: Project based learning in the curriculum

Students at UTC Reading work with industry partners to cover our curriculum specialisms.

Current project partners are:

  • Cisco
  • Sage
  • Network Rail
  • PBA
  • Thames Water
  • AWE
  • Army REME

A typical project format might look like this:

BTEC Level 3 Project, covering one or more units

Six partner meetings during the term
Partner assessment of completed project

First half term: Phase 1

  • Partner briefing:
    • Project scope
    • Schedule
    • Expectations
  • Partner milestone review:
    • Group presentations
    • Student Q&A
  • End of half term assessment:
    • Student presentations
    • Feedback

Second half term: phase 2

  • Partner briefing:
    • Project scope
    • Schedule
    • Expectations
  • Partner milestone review:
    • Group presentations
    • Student Q&A
  • Project deadline:
    • Student presentations
    • Feedback
  • Active Learning
  • Microsoft
  • Cisco
  • University of Reading
  • Network Rail
  • Peter Brett