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The senior secondary technology programme describes what the school offers its year 11–13 students in this learning area. The programme should:
The technology programme provides a framework for the development of technology courses.
Examples to be included after level 3 implementation.
A technology course provides a one-year focus for teaching practice and student learning in a particular context or area of technology.
Courses in technology can offer learning opportunities that relate to achievement and learning objectives from any strand – both curriculum and specialist knowledge and skills.
A mix-and-match approach allows for courses to be developed and customised in flexible ways to best capture the interest of students and maximise learning in technology that connects to their physical, social, and cultural world and to their future aspirations.
A flexible approach also allows for best use of school resources (including teacher strengths) and resources in the wider community.
All technology courses should:
Last updated March 21, 2013