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Design, Technology and Engineering Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0
For teaching in 2024. Accredited in November 2018 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2020. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Capabilities | Intercultural understanding

Intercultural understanding

In this subject students extend and apply their intercultural understanding capability by, for example:

  • understanding that the process of designing and implementing a design solution is influenced by cultural factors
  • valuing cultural diversity when working in groups or solving problems
  • respecting and engaging with different cultural perspectives, skills, and customs, and exploring these using various technologies
  • researching different cultural traditions that impact on design concepts
  • exploring design issues in local, national, and/or global contexts to expand knowledge of and create solutions for a diverse range of individuals, groups, and societies.