Get to know the Digital Technologies Curriculum

Get an in-depth understanding of the Digital Technologies Curriculum in the second course from experienced educator and tech expert, Catherine Newington. Teachers of all types will improve their knowledge of the curriculum and the importance of including digital technologies in the classroom, as well as lesson ideas to help do it.

  NESA Accredited
  • Targeted to

    All Educators

  • 1.5 Hours

    Course Duration
  • Standards

    2.6

  • Star rating

    New course

NESA accredited

Completing Get to know the Digital Technologies Curriculum will contribute 1.5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of
Know the Content and How to Teach it addressing Standard Descriptor(s) 2.6.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

About this course

Lover of all things tech, Catherine Newington is back for her second course. Providing an overview of the Digital Technologies Curriculum, this course is full of helpful information for any teacher looking for ways to incorporate digital technologies into the classroom. With her education background, Catherine delivers plenty of teaching strategies and lesson ideas that you can borrow to boost student engagement and learning outcomes.


You will:

  • ​​Identify the structure and key drivers of the technologies co-point of the NSW Science and Technology Syllabus and the Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum 
  • ​Understand the importance of embedding digital technology and computational thinking in the classroom and how digital technology skills can be taught and implemented across K-6 
  • ​Develop lesson ideas and teaching strategies that will help improve student engagement and learning outcomes in digital technology  

Catherine Newington

Former Educator
ICT Educators' Specialist @ ACS
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About the presenter

Catherine Newington is a Victoria-based former educator and ICT Educators’ Specialist with ACS (the Australian Computer Society). In her role she leads a program supporting the implimentation of the Digital Technologies Curriculum in schools across Australia. Catherine is an expert at creating lesson plans and classroom resources that promote a greater understanding of STEM.