Key stages


The important steps required to develop a technological outcome[2]. These key stages[1], which can occur sequentially or in parallel, are often documented in a flow chart, and may be reviewed and changed as the project[3] proceeds.

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1. key stages. The important steps required to develop a technological outcome. These key stages, which can occur sequentially or in parallel, are often documented in a flow chart, and may be reviewed and changed as the project proceeds. Related Articles: Glossary: Key Stage« Back to Glossary Index
2. outcome. Products and systems developed through Technological Practice for a specific purpose. A technological outcome is evaluated in terms of its fitness for purpose, and can be described by their physical and functional nature. Related Articles: Glossary: Key Stage« Back to Glossary Index
3. project. A series of tasks that need to be completed in order to reach a specific outcome Related Articles: Glossary: Key Stage« Back to Glossary Index