Design and Technologies

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Rationale

This rationale complements and extends the rationale for the Technologies learning area.
In an increasingly technological and complex world, it is important to develop knowledge and confidence to critically analyse and creatively respond to design challenges.

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Aims

In addition to the overarching aims for the Australian Curriculum: Technologies, Design and Technologies more specifically aims to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to ensure that, individually and collaboratively, students:

develop confidence as critical users of technologies and designers and producers of designed solutions

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Structure

The Australian Curriculum: Design and Technologies (F–10) comprises two related strands:

Design and Technologies knowledge and understanding – the use, development and impact of technologies and design ideas across a range of technologies contexts

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PDF documents

Resources and support materials for the Australian Curriculum: Technologies are available as PDF documents.
Design and Technologies: Sequence of content 
Technologies: Sequence of achievement

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