Crime prevention by design...

School Design Projects Stg 2/3

For Secondary Teachers and Students of Design, Technology, Media and Communications  four 'ready to use' Design projects and marking keys are provided below.

The teaching and learning resources are available from the 'Resources'  of this website

These  ready to use Design projects and marking keys have been created by experienced WACE Chief Examiners and Chief Markers to closely  align with the requirements of WACE exams and portfolios.

The outcomes of these projects can be uploaded directly for prizes in the the WA-CPTED Awards competition as well as being submitted  as WACE portfolios.

If teachers have ideas for other Design projects they would like to see developed, please contact the Project Coordinator (see Contact Us above).


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Burglar tells how

Peter Woolf, a reformed burglar, speaks on local news and demonstrates how easy it is to break into a home.



Designing Out Crime

Innovative design is important to reducing crime says UK Home Office. New types of crime have evolved with society and technology  and Design helps prevent new crimes and reduce criminal activity.

What is CPTED?

  • CPTED is Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design.

    Underlying the use of CPTED is the assumption that the proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction in the fear and incidence of crime, and an improvement in the quality of life(Crowe, 2000, p. 46).




Funding Sponsor

  • The WA CPTED Awards are sponsored and funded by the WA Police Community Engagement Division.

    WAPCED website

Wow - amazing!

  • DOCAwards08 3rd Prize
    Jenny Loqvist

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  • Hairy-leg stockings

    Hairy-leg stockings for girls reported on Sina Weibo with aim of reducing unwanted attention from males.

CPTED in school

  • A rapid review of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) applied to a school or educational setting.