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.