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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.

These aims are extended and complemented by specific aims for each technologies subject.