Technological and Applied Science
To develop students’ knowledge and understanding, confidence and creativity in analysing, designing, developing and evaluating information and software technology solutions.
Information and Software Technology (IST)
People will require highly developed levels of computing and technology literacy for their future lives. Students therefore need to be aware of the scope, limitations and implications of information and software technologies.
The aim of the Food Technology Years 7–10 Syllabus isto actively engage students in learning about food in a variety of settings, enabling them to evaluate the relationships between food, technology, nutritional status and the quality of life.
Food Technology is an elective course designed to build upon the Technology (Mandatory) course at Stage 5. This subject will allow students to develop an understanding of food products in Australia. The trend of food, product development; servicing and catering. Students examine the factors that contribute to good nutrition and learn to make healthy food selections.
Students will be involved in the design, production and evaluation of foods as part of the practical component of the course. Both the theory and the practical skills will be developed with the core topics of nutrition and consumption, as well as food preparation and processing.
To develop students’ ability to think creatively, devise solutions and communicate information to a range of audiences using a variety of graphical techniques and media