DATTA Australia Conference Reflections

Written by Larry SpryLecturer- Teaching Academic  University of South Australia  Design and Technologies , Educational Psychology ,Teaching Pedagogies .Director Educators SA,Past President DATTA SA & DATTA Australia Original Program PDF I attended the recent DATTA hands-on professional development workshops and Industry Expo, and the 10th DATTA Biennial International Research Conference held from the 6th-8th Dec 2018 at Swinburne …

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Upcoming pricing changes

Dear Members and those interested, At a recent committee meeting I proposed a membership price increase which has been approved by the committee alongside several new options for our members. This is the first price increase in a number of years and comes at a time in which we have significantly improved our online presence …

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Website Tweaks and Updates

A few updates you might have missed: – Week 5 registrations now available: https://datta.sa.edu.au/events/ – New D&T Week page https://datta.sa.edu.au/events/dt-week/ – New Business forum added – New files added for members: https://datta.sa.edu.au/account/members-only-files/ – New members only video added – F1 Team Aurora – Work in progress – but a new grants page will see updates …

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New members only page

Hi All, Website update – we now have a members only files page. This will page will evolve over the coming year to provide members with exclusive files. First up is Steve Read’s presentation on Stage Two AT3 work. Cheers, Emil

VEX Season Open 2018/19

Hi All, Please see the below slideshow from our recent PD on VEX. The members only video unpacks the tournament and provides details on curriculum, robot discussion and more. Stay tuned for exciting grant opportunities for DATTA SA Schools! Emil 

D&T Hub Conference – 2018 Reflections

“The passion the Design and Technology teachers hold in regard to high quality teaching and learning is evident through the continued attendance and support the annual HUB meeting receives” Neil Seaman – Wudinna AS Compiled and written by:Gavin Hammond, Ty Redden, Neil Seaman, Andrew Hudson and David Hawes The West Coast and Northern Areas D&T Hub …

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Release of new STEM Report

The Education Council STEM Partnerships report is now available for reading. Provides plenty of food for thought! Would love to hear your opinions in the forums. Full Report – “OPTIMISING STEM INDUSTRY-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS: INSPIRING AUSTRALIA’S NEXT GENERATION FINAL REPORT APRIL 2018 STEM Partnerships Forum” Media Release