Learning in technologies will allow your child to develop skills, knowledge, understanding and attributes through creative, practical and work-related activities across a range of areas. They will be able to use these skills in business, computing science, digital literacy, food, textiles, craft, design, engineering, and graphics.

What skills will my child develop?

Within technologies your child will develop and demonstrate:

  • knowledge and understanding of the big ideas and concepts of the technologies
  • curiosity, exploration and problem solving skills
  • planning and organisational skills in a range of contexts
  • creativity and innovation
  • skills in using tools, equipment, software, graphic media and materials
  • skills in collaborating, leading and interacting with others
  • critical thinking through exploration and discovery within a range of learning contexts
  • discussion and debate
  • searching and retrieving information to inform thinking
  • making connections between specialist skills developed within learning and skills for the world of work
  • evaluating products, systems and services
  • presentation and communication skills
  • an awareness of sustainability

Source: Parentzone Scotland

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