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Unpacking the Digital Technologies curriculum

A topical question and key consideration for schools is what’s the relationship between ICT Capabilities and Digital Technologies and how do they differ. The following resources can help clarify this.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ICT AND DT




Check out this infographic describing the differences between ICT Capability and Digital Technology. Download the PDF here or view below.


BLOG: ICT AND DT


Here’s a blog article that discusses the differences between ICT Capabilities and the Digital Technologies.

ICT vs DT SKILLS


This video Digital Technologies skills vs ICT skills covers: What is the place of ICT skills in the curriculum? How does the Digital Technologies curriculum embody a shift in thinking about digital skills?


ICT vs DT ASSESSMENT


This resource aims to demonstrate differences between ICT capabilities and Digital Technologies for assessment purposes. It provides guidance for assessment using three examples across years F-8.


ICT CAPABILITIES


This ACARA webpage provides information about Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability whereby students learn to use ICT effectively and appropriately to access, create and communicate information and ideas, solve problems and work collaboratively in all learning areas at school and in their lives beyond school.