Australian Technologies Curriculum

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Australian Technologies Curriculum by Mind Map: Australian Technologies Curriculum

1. Cross-curriculum Priorities

1.1. Aboriginal and Torress Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

1.2. Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia

1.3. Sustainability

2. Aim and Objectives

2.1. D+T

2.1.1. produce design solutions for differing contexts

2.1.2. understand roles and responsibilities of people in relevant occupations

2.2. Digital

2.2.1. use computational thinking and key abstraction concepts

2.2.2. use digital systems to transform data and communicate creatively

2.2.3. apply thinking to monitor, analyse, predict and shape interactions and understand the impact of these systems

3. Key Ideas

3.1. Overview= Society requires individuals who can apply their understanding of technology to develop solutions to complex challenges and contribute to sustainable living

3.1.1. D+T

3.1.1.1. Technologies are ana essential problem-solving toolset in our knowledge-based society

3.1.1.2. Students develop skills in managing projects, independently and collaboratively, from conception to realisation

3.1.2. Digital

3.1.2.1. Student need to be provided with practical ways to use design and technological thinking strategies to be creative and discerning decision-makers

3.1.2.2. Technologies allow students to become innovative creators of digital solutions, users of digital systems and critical consumers of digital information

4. Subjects

4.1. Design and Technologies

4.2. Digital Technologies

5. D+T Strands

5.1. Knowledge and Understanding

5.2. Processes and Production Skills

6. Student Diversity

6.1. Students with Disability

6.2. English as an Additional Language or Dialect

6.3. Gifted and Talented Students

7. D+T Content Descriptors

7.1. Engineering Principles and Systems

7.2. Food and Fibre Production

7.3. Materials and Technologies Specialisations

7.4. Investigating and Defining

7.5. Designing

7.6. Producing and Implementing

7.7. Evaluating

7.8. Collaborating and Managing

8. D+T Sub-Strands

8.1. Technologies and Society

8.2. Technologies Contexts

8.3. Creating Solutions By

9. Digital Strands

9.1. Knowledge and Understanding

9.2. Processes and Production Skills

10. Digital Sub-Strands

10.1. Digital Systems

10.2. Representation of Data

10.3. Collecting, Managing and analysing Data

10.4. Digital Implementation

10.5. Creating Solutions By

11. Digital Content Descriptors

11.1. Investigating and Defining

11.2. Designing

11.3. Producing and Implementing

11.4. Producing and Implementing

11.5. Evaluating

11.6. Collaborating and Managing

12. Cross-curriculum Priorities

12.1. Aboriginal and Torress Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

12.2. Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia

12.3. Sustainability

13. General Capabilities

13.1. Literacy

13.2. Numeracy

13.3. Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

13.4. Critical and Creative Thinking

13.5. Personal and Social

13.6. Ethical Understanding

13.7. Intercultural Understanding

14. General Capabilities

14.1. Literacy

14.2. Numeracy

14.3. Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

14.4. Critical and Creative Thinking

14.5. Personal and Social

14.6. Ethical Understanding

14.7. Intercultural Understanding