Digital technologies / Year 9 and 10 / Digital Technologies Processes and Production Skills

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Curriculum content descriptions

Plan and manage projects using an iterative and collaborative approach, identifying risks and considering safety and sustainability (ACTDIP044)

  • managing and modifying the development of a solution, for example using software to record and monitor project tasks, responsibilities and timeframes and to organise continuous opportunities to review progress with collaborative partners and to conduct regular unit testing
  • developing an evolutionary prototype iteratively and incrementally, for example regularly revising features of an application in response to user feedback and development decisions
  • investigating indicators of economic success, for example the capacity to scale up an innovative solution to meet the demands of a mass market and the savings accrued through sustainable practices
  • investigating major causes of threats to data, for example human actions such as losing a storage device, disclosing passwords, theft and fraud
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Cooperation,  Sustainable development,  Planning,  Risk management,  Ergonomics


Data: Controlled and secured

This is a unit for Year 10 from the Scope and sequence resources from the DT Hub. The topic of digital systems is organised into four key elements. Use this flow of activities to plan and assess students against the relevant achievement standards. Students explore how data can be secured through various methods such as ...


Managing a group project: Augmented Reality

This is a unit for Year 9 from the Scope and sequence resources from the DT Hub. In this collaborative project, students plan, implement and monitor an AR project. They develop project management skills, collaborate with others and undertake a specific role. Use this flow of activities to plan and assess students against ...


Getting started with sustainability in schools

This is a website to help teachers implement an Education for Sustainability (EfS) approach in their professional practice. The multi-layered site is organised into five main sections. The first (Steps) identifies four key EfS contexts and provides support for each, including 11 case studies and five teacher profiles that ...


Biomes that produce our food, industrial materials and fibre: producer video

This is a video about the mixed farming operations of Boonderoo Pastoral Company in South Australia. The farm is introduced by owner Lachie Seears who describes its size, family history and how region's Mediterranean climate allows him to diversify across a range of valuable commodities including Angus cattle, cross-breed ...