Australian Computing Academy Digital Technologies Workshop

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Australian Computing Academy Digital Technologies Workshop

22 March @ 8:30 am - 23 March @ 4:30 pm

Who is running this?

The Australian Computing Academy (ACA) is delivering a Commonwealth funded project developing resources for students and teachers across Australia to learn about programming and related concepts in Digital Technologies.

This 2-day workshop helps teachers better understand the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies, and introduces freely available resources for use in the classroom.

The workshop runs from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm on both days.

Who Should Attend?

  • Primary and secondary teachers looking to improve their understanding of the Digital Technologies curriculum
  • Teachers and technology leaders seeking resources to support the implementation of the curriculum

What will the workshop include?

  • Case studies showcasing existing practice, and school-wide scope & sequence, incorporating ACA resources
  • Hands-on experiences with free, classroom-ready resources that target the Digital Technologies curriculum
  • Introduction to various programming tools available, including visual and text-based programming, and object-oriented approaches.
  • Deep dive into Blockly and Python programming, covering coding aspects of years 5-6 and 7-8 curriculum, focusing on defining and decomposing real-world problems, designing algorithms and implementing programs.

Is there a cost?

Tickets are $100 for the two-day event. Members of State and Territory IT/Computer Science associations can access discounted tickets for $60 using discount codes provided by your local association – contact them for more details.

What should I bring?

Bring yourself and a laptop. We’ll organise the rest, including lunch and morning tea both days, as well as lots of classroom-ready resources to take away.

The Australian Computing Academy is an initiative of, and funded by, the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

Click here to register 



22 March @ 8:30 am
23 March @ 4:30 pm


Rangeville State School
32a High Street
Toowoomba, QLD 4350 Australia
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