PL16047 Pinball Machines- A versatile model for teaching Design, Creativity & Technology

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. Join Ben McKenzie at Camperdown College and create a Pinball machine! You'll produce functional models of the flippers and plunger system, discuss Integration with the curriculum and explore the potential of expanding the project into Electronics/Systems and CAD.

PL16049 The New Technologies Curriculum for Primary Teachers

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. Join the Design & Technology Teachers’ Association Vic, Digital Learning & Teaching Victoria and Home Economics Victoria for an in-depth look at the new Technologies Curriculum for Primary teachers, and a discussion on STEM teaching and learning.

The STEAMpunk! 2016 Conference

STEAMpunk! was DATTA Vic's exciting annual conference for Design and Technologies educators, which took place on the 13th & 14th of May 2016 at Harvester Technical College in Sunshine. We explored best practice in teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths, and offered lots of information about the new Victorian Technologies curriculum. We had amazing keynote addresses from Ben Forta, Adobe's Senior Director for Education Initiatives, and Zeina Chalich, award-winning STEAM educator and self-confessed Disruptor! Thanks to everyone who came along and made it a very special couple of days.

PL16046 Getting Started with VEX Robotics

Want to implement an exciting STEM program at your school? This workshop will introduce teachers to the amazing world of VEX robotics, the largest classroom robotics platform in the world!

PL16045 STEM Brainstorming Day

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. Join DATTA Vic for our first STEM Brainstorming Day. We want Primary & Secondary educators to help us explore Technologies as a key area for the delivery of STEM learning & teaching in Victoria

PL16044 Dovetail Boxes with Gifkin Jigs

For teachers on the Mornington Peninsula. Learn how to use jigs and router tables to complete a dovetailed box.

PL16011 VCE Systems Engineering Units 1 & 3 for New & Returning Teachers

This workshop, which covers all you need to know about VCE Systems Engineering Units 1 & 3, is ideal for teachers who are new, those returning to the profession and anyone who wants the latest information on assessment criteria.

PL16014 Marilyn Monroe: Design & Technology and Fashion Illustration Professional Learning Day

DATTA Vic are teaming up with Bendigo Art Gallery on this exciting workshop for Textiles teachers on costume design & fashion illustration, based on their Marilyn Monroe exhibition

PL16006 VCE PD&T Units 1 & 3 for New & Returning Teachers

This workshop, delivered both in house and via Polycom from Mildura & Leongatha, covers all you need to know about VCE PD&T Units 1 & 3, is ideal for teachers who are new or returning to the profession, or who simply want to refresh their knowledge and understanding.

PL16005 VCE PD&T SAT Criteria & Related exam Questions

All VCE studies with a School-assessed task (SAT) including VCE Product Design and Technology have a 10-point assessment scale – the criteria and descriptors are refreshed each year and published in the Administrative information for school-based assessment for each study. Join DATTA Vic for this briefing that takes a step-by-step look at the changes to the criteria for 2016 and includes past exam questions related to the terminology.