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Technology Mandatory – Agriculture and Food Technologies Sydney Aug 14 2020

Food Product Development Drivers Activity – Digital or Physical
HSC Food Tech Reasons For and Types of Food Product Development Pt 4 – Digital
CAFS Types of Support for Parents & Carers – Digital
CAFS Factors Affecting the Roles of Parents, Carers and Dependants – Digital
Connection Collection – Isolation Reflection Activity with 5 Resilience Posters – Digital Download
HSC Food Tech Internal Factors Pt 3 – Digital
Elements & Principles of Design Activity – Digital Download
CAFS Becoming a Parent or Carer Community and Family Studies – Digital
Ag & Food Literacy Challenge – Digital Download
August 14, 2020 9:00 am
August 14, 2020 3:00 pm
Radisson Hotel & Suites Sydney, 72 Liverpool St, Sydney NSW 2000.   View map

Technology Mandatory – Agriculture and Food Technologies Sydney Aug 14 2020

$369.00 + GST

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Product Description

This course has been designed to provide some potential planning resources and ideas for its introduction. The new Syllabus indicates 4 context areas, Digital Technologies, Agriculture and Food Technologies, Engineered Systems and Material Technologies. This course will consider a potential scope and sequence to meet the indicative hours as well as an investigation of the new objectives.

The focus of this course is entirely based on Agriculture and Food Technologies and planning to incorporate the general capabilities. We will also explore the cross-curriculum perspectives and other areas identified as important learning for all students. Topics such as food and fibre production, nutritional needs, sustainable production of food, sensory properties of foods and safe and ethical work practices will be covered to assist teachers to present this content in a fun and contemporary way.

Walk away with:

  • Annotated Syllabus
  • Unpack It – 40 page Teacher handbook
  • 79 page PowerPoint presentation of the course

Year 7 – Grow & Thrive

  • Year 7 Grow and Thrive unit of work
  • Grow and Thrive – 27 page student workbook
  • Year 7 assessment task and marking criteria
  • Grow & Thrive Design Brief
  • Grow & Thrive Design Folio

Year 8 – Fantastic Food

  • Year 8 Fantastic Food unit of work
  • Fantastic Food – 22 page student workbook
  • Fantastic Food – 17 page recipe workbook
  • Fantastic Food assessment task and marking criteria

All to teach Agriculture and Food Technologies for the Stage 4 New Technology Mandatory Syllabus.


This course is fantastic for teachers who are teaching Technology Mandatory from the New Syllabus who wish to enhance their strategies, content knowledge and resources.

Delivery Format

Face to Face – Individual


9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.


$369 + GST (Includes morning tea, lunch, tea and coffee.)

Session 1 – Unpack It

  • Assessing the suggested placement of syllabus outcomes and dot points
  • Examine the general capabilities and how they can be included
  • Deconstruct the requirements of the key terms used in the syllabus

Session 2 – Grow and Thrive (meeting the following outcomes)

  • Importance of food and fibre production to Australia’s food security and economy including imports and exports from Asia
  • Evaluate environments that have been designed in consultation with community groups
  • Select, justify and use a range of appropriate tools and techniques in an agricultural project and/or food preparation
  • Investigate how food and fibre production is managed in environments as a system and how sustainability can be improved
  • Research legal and ethical requirements associated with agricultural production

Session 3 – Fantastic Food

  • Identify and apply safe and ethical work practices
  • Explore the nutritional needs of a group of people
  • Investigate and communicate how a recipe can be improved to enhance nutritional value, and justify the recipe adjustment
  • Investigate the characteristics and properties of a variety of nutritious foods
  • Explains how people in technology related professions contribute to society now and into the future

Completing Technology Mandatory – Agriculture and Food Technologies will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2, from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Teaching Standards

6.2.2 Proficient Level – Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.


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Carly and Tresne, founders and directors of The Happiness Mission and Teacher Professional Development. Carly is a lecturer and tutor at University of Newcastle in the School of Education. She has also been a secondary Food Technology teacher for 12 years and trained over 1,000 teachers in Teacher Professional Development throughout Australia since 2016. Carly thrives to educate dynamic, passionate teachers who endeavour to pass their knowledge on to students to make a difference.

Amazing! I am inspired to go and teach both units. There is so many fantastic, innovative resources that you have developed that my students (and I) will love.
Nicole Stacey – Chatswood High School

Terrific day. Very informative. Amazing resources. Thank you so much for sharing!
Wendy Johnsson – Al Zahra College

Excellent. So engaging and exciting. Can’t wait to start teaching it.
Marissa Benham – Mamre Anglican School

An amazing presentation of practical work and terrific resources.
Annmaree Dawson – Kiama High School

Amazing, I feel absolutely inspired you’re knowledge and organisation is extremely impressive. Thank you so much
Louise Hanrahan – Katoomba High School

Engaging lesson ideas, well presented, good knowledge on syllabus and content
Amanda Blazevska – Holsworthy High School

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