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Creative Futures | Design Education Program

Teacher professional learning

Monday 1 July 2024, 9:30am to 4:30pm
Melbourne Museum

This teacher professional learning has a unique focus on the Australian Design & Technologies Curriculum to help support Design and Technology teachers and scaffold the shortage of teachers in this field.

The Creative Futures program provides opportunities for teachers to expand their skills, knowledge, and confidence regarding contemporary Design Thinking practice. Delivered on-site at Melbourne Museum in the Learning Lab, teachers will be led through a series of talks and activities by industry experts, alongside opportunities for collaboration and resource sharing utilising the Museum collection and digital spaces.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gather the tools you need to confidently teach Design & Technology in the classroom with like-minded educators and industry supporters.

Program covers

  • How to use the Museum collection to support the Design Curriculum

  • Solutions, support and resources for ‘out of field’ Design teachers

Teachers will be provided

  • Industry expertise from Museums Victoria and DATTA Victoria

  • An opportunity to create a support network of D&T teachers

  • Useful tools to teach D&T in the classroom

  • Museums Victoria supplies morning tea and lunch.

Teachers will experience

Teachers will explore the world of the museum, particularly the incredible Mini Mega Model Museum, and work together to discover new ways to deliver the Design & Technologies curriculum in their own classrooms, inspiring their students to design for the future while learning from the past.

Curriculum links

  • Australian Design & Technologies Curriculum

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Supported by Creative Futures Ltd this special workshop is free for teachers and jointly facilitated by Museums Victoria Education and DATTA Vic.

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