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Design and Technologies

Woodend Primary School uses the Australian Curriculum for Design and Technologies programming.

 

"Design and Technologies, in which students use design thinking and technologies to generate and produce designed solutions for authentic needs and opportunities."

Aims

The Australian Curriculum: Technologies aims to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to ensure that, individually and collaboratively, students:

  • investigate, design, plan, manage, create and evaluate solutions
  • are creative, innovative and enterprising when using traditional, contemporary and emerging technologies, and understand how technologies have developed over time
  • make informed and ethical decisions about the role, impact and use of technologies in the economy, environment and society for a sustainable future
  • engage confidently with and responsibly select and manipulate appropriate technologies − materials, data, systems, components, tools and equipment − when designing and creating solutions
  • critique, analyse and evaluate problems, needs or opportunities to identify and create solutions.
  • (Australian Curriculum)

 

Some lessons at Woodend