Information and communication technology, and design technology

​​​​ You may find these resources useful for including information and communication technology and design technology (ICTDT) learning in your child's educational program.

Online resources:

  • ICTDT in the Australian Curriculum
    Learning resources from the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority.
  • ICTDT in the Victorian Curriculum
    Learning resources from the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
  • Office of the eSafety Commissioner
    Education resources including activities and videos for teaching principles of safety online.
  • EngQuest
    Online science, technology, engineering and maths program provided by Engineers Australia.
  • Scratch
    Application that demonstrates programming principles by creating animations and games, developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Australian Institute of Family Studies
    Resource sheet with advice for keeping children safe online.
  • Be Deadly Online
    Animation and poster campaign promoting online safety to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, developed by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.
  • F1 in Schools
    Learning and teaching resources related to Formula 1 racing.
  • PBS Kids Design Squad
    Games, videos, articles and challenges related to design technology, provided by the Public Broadcasting Service in the United States of America.
  • ABC Education
    Resources related to food technologies, design, robotics and other ICTDT areas in a variety of formats.
  • Design Thinking for Educators
    Free toolkit for understanding ways to promote a design thinking approach.

Destinations:

  • CoderDojo Melbourne
    Network of volunteer-led coding groups for children in areas such as Melbourne, Bendigo, Geelong and Ba​llarat.
  • Code Club Australia
    Network of over 350 volunteer-led coding clubs for children across metropolitan and rural Victoria.