Technology in the NZC
Revised technology learning area
The Ministry of Education has revised the technology learning area in The New Zealand Curriculum.
This has included strengthening digital technologies | hangarau matihiko in The New Zealand Curriculum.
The goal of this change is to ensure that all learners have the opportunity to become digitally capable individuals.
The change signals the need for greater focus on our students building their skills so they can be innovative creators of digital solutions – moving beyond solely being users and consumers of digital technologies.
Schools will be expected to fully integrate the revised learning area into their curriculum by the start of the 2020 school year.
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The revised technology learning area has three strands and five technological areas.
Follow the links in the diagram below for explanations of the three strands and five technological areas.
Select computational thinking for digital technologies and designing and developing digital outcomes to find the progress outcomes and exemplars for these areas.