Week 5 PD

Please be advised that the Design and Technology Teachers Association of South Australia are providing a Professional Development opportunity for anyone interested in continuing their development as a Design and Technology Teacher. This event will be an excellent opportunity to catch up with other teachers in the field and share your own experiences whilst learning some new skills.

When: Wednesday 29th May (week 5 T2), 6:00-9:00pm
Where: The Heights School

Building: D-Block

What is on offer: STEM Workshop

5:45 - 6:00 Arrival and Networking 
6:00 - 6:30 Pizza and networking 
6:30 - 7:00 Welcome (By Jake Holt)  
7:00 - 7:30 WHS: DECD Representative (By Peter Williams) 
7:30 - 8:30 Session A: Trotec - Laser cutting + Rotary Head (By Ben Branford) 
7:30 - 8:30 Session B: ‘Autodesk Certified User’ Fusion 360 Training (By Finn Galindo) (Please bring your laptop with Fusion installed on it)
7:30 - 8:30 Session C: VEX Robotics (By Emil Zankov) 
8:30 - 8:40 10 min talk: DC Engineering 3D Printing - 3D Printer waste recycling program
8:40 - 9:00 DATTA SA Updates

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have chosen to attend Session B: ‘Autodesk Certified User’ Fusion 360 Training,

Spend (insert time here) with a Certified user looking at what learning is required to sit the Autodesk Certified User Exam. Post Question Time we will start to work through the use of the different tools, functions and processes required to be successful in the exam. This is to be followed up in 2 more sessions in 2019 (as needed) to further look into the FUSION 360 CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES.

Requirements:Please make sure you bring a working device with fusion 360 on it. This class is planned for users who have a reasonable understanding at 100+ hours in fusion 360.

For more information please click here 

'Please try to bring your own device (not ipads) for the Fusion 360 session.
You can make a Autodesk EDU account and download the program from the following link.


The session will assume you have fusion installed on your device and are ready to go with an account. 

Please RSVP by 28th May 2019
Membership Renewal
Not a DATTA SA Member for 2019?Sign up online! 
We look forward to seeing you at our next event,

Ten minute Talks We are looking for guest presenters that are willing to share some of the successes you have had in your school or would like to host a DATTA SA PD at your school. Please email [email protected] if you are interested in presenting a; Project idea, PowerPoint, video, pictures etc... The presentation / discussion should be up to 10 minutes long. 

Host and Present Or if you would like to host or present at a DATTA SA Week 5 please email me on [email protected].

Soraia Alfred,
On behalf of DATTA SA