Australian Technologies Curriculum

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Australian Technologies Curriculum by Mind Map: Australian Technologies  Curriculum

1. Curriculum Aims and Objectives

1.1. To develop students knowledge, understanding and skills.

1.1.1. Understand how technologies have developed over time

1.1.2. Understand role and impact of technologies for a sustainable future

1.1.3. Select and use appropriate technologies when designing and creating solutions

1.1.4. Assess and evaluate problems, needs or opportunities

2. Subjects

2.1. Design and Technologies

2.1.1. Knowledge and Understanding

2.1.1.1. Technologies and society

2.1.1.2. Technologies context

2.1.1.2.1. Engineering principles and systems

2.1.1.2.2. Food and fibre production

2.1.1.2.3. Materials and technologies specialisations

2.1.2. Processes and Production Skills

2.1.2.1. Creating solutions by:

2.1.2.1.1. Investigating and defining

2.1.2.1.2. Designing

2.1.2.1.3. Producing and implementing

2.1.2.1.4. Evaluating

2.1.2.1.5. Collaborating and managing

2.2. Digital Technologies

2.2.1. Knowledge and Understanding

2.2.1.1. Digital systems

2.2.1.2. Representation of data

2.2.2. Processes and Production Skills

2.2.2.1. Collecting, managing and analysing data

2.2.2.2. Digital implementation

2.2.2.3. Creating solutions by:

2.2.2.3.1. Investigating and defining

2.2.2.3.2. Designing

2.2.2.3.3. Producing and implementing

2.2.2.3.4. Evaluating

2.2.2.3.5. Collaborating and managing

3. Key Ideas

3.1. Creating solutions

3.2. Managing projects

3.3. Different ways of thinking

3.3.1. Systems thinking

3.3.2. Design Thinking

3.3.3. Computational Thinking

3.4. Information communication technology (ICT)

3.5. Safety

3.6. Animal Ethics

4. General Capabilities

4.1. Literacy

4.2. Numeracy

4.3. Information and communication technology (ICT) capability

4.4. Critical and creative thinking

4.5. Personal and social capability

4.6. Ethical understanding

4.7. Intercultural understanding

5. Cross Curriculum Priorities

5.1. Sustainability

5.2. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

5.3. Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia

6. Relationship between key ideas and technologies subjects

7. Student Diversity

7.1. Students with a disability

7.2. English as an additional language or dialect

7.3. Gifted and talented students

8. Ways of assessing