Technology

The Years 7-8 technology (mandatory) course (over 200 hours) gives students an appreciation of design/design processes and an understanding of how humankind uses technologies to develop creative and innovative solutions to real problems.

Students learn about technology by undertaking design projects in the areas of built environments, products and information/communications. Throughout the course, students research the work of designers and the impact advances in technology has on society and the environment. In doing so, they gain an understanding of the factors that influence design, including function and aesthetics.

Elective courses Years 7-10

In addition to the Years 7-8 technology (mandatory) course a range of elective courses are offered in the Years 7 to 10. These courses are mainly studied in Years 9 and 10 and include:


Experiences in designing, producing and evaluating become increasingly sophisticated as students progress through mandatory and elective courses in the technology learning areas.

 

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