specialist learning areas 

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGIES

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

Technologies aims to develop 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

• 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.