Computing KS3 & KS4/GCSE: Coding and fashion technology

Fashion Technologist Benjamin Males works at Studio XO, a ‘fashion laboratory’ that merges the worlds of digital engineering and fashion.

Working with the likes of Black Eyed Peas, JLS and Lady Gaga; Benjamin uses digital engineering to create ground breaking technological clothing.

From smart trainers for JLS, with LED lights that react to the beat of the music; to an incredible flying dress for Lady Gaga; the possibilities are endless.

This clip is from the series Coding: The Future is Creative.

Teacher Notes

Start a discussion on emerging trends in computer technology and the issues and impact that they may have on society.

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching IT and Computer Science at KS3 and GCSE/KS4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 4/5 or Higher in Scotland.

The topics discussed will support OCR, Edexcel, AQA, WJEC GCSE in England and Wales, CCEA GCSE in Northern Ireland and SQA National 4/5 and Higher in Scotland.

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