IntroductionThe Australian Curriculum: Technologies describes two distinct but related subjects:
Design and Technologies, in which students use design thinking and technologies to generate and produce designed solutions for authentic needs and opportunities
Key ideasOverarching idea: Creating preferred futures
The Technologies curriculum provides students with opportunities to consider how solutions that are created now will be used in the future. Students will identify the possible benefits and risks of creating solutions.
StructureThe Australian Curriculum: Technologies Foundation – Year 10 comprises two subjects:
Design and Technologies
The Australian Curriculum: Technologies is written on the basis that all students will study the two subjects from Foundation to the end of Year 8.
PDF documentsResources and support materials for the Australian Curriculum: Technologies are available as PDF documents.
Design and Technologies: Sequence of content
Digital Technologies: Sequence of content
Technologies: Sequence of achievement