Teaching & Learning Areas » Technologies
Technology involves the design and production of innovative and creative products to satisfy human needs and wants, extending capabilities and realising opportunities.
The teaching and learning area of Technologies is a broad field of study that draws on a range of subjects including home economics, manufacturing, engineering, manual arts, aerospace, graphics and information processing and technology.
Studying Technologies provides students with opportunities to:
- respond to design tasks by using their imagination to design and create products or services using a variety of materials, techniques, processes and tools
- explore and evaluate new and innovative products and designs
- manage technological processes in an efficient, appropriate and safe manner
- evaluate and reflect on the functionality and impact of products and how well they meet the consumer's needs and wants.
Enterprise involves the development and application of skills and attitudes that enable people to actively respond to and be involved in social and economic change