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This document outlines deliverable content for Foundation year to Year 10 from the Australian Curriculum: Technologies. Included are the subjects of Digital Technologies and Design and Technology; which include the strands
- Knowledge and Understanding &
- Process and Production skills
These strands include sub-strands to act as a guide for teachers to successfully, implement the Technology Curriculum content. This document ensures students understand traditional, contemporary and emerging technologies. Students also gain an understanding of how they affect our world.
In the documents' Rationale, it states, "the ubiquity of digital technologies provides new ways of thinking, collaborating, and communicating for people of all ages and abilities" (ACARA, 2013, p.1). This statement links directly with the sub-strand of creating and interacting online under the strand Digital Technologies processes and production skills. There is clear expectation students are proficient in digital communication and collaboration and design technologies.
Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority. (2013). Draft Australian Curriculum: Technologies. Retrieved April 30, 2013, from http://consultation.australiancurriculum.edu.au/Static/docs/Technologies/Draft%20Australian%20Curriculum%20Technologies%20-%20February%202013.pdf