L1 Technology Soft Materials (Textiles)

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. May.

Ākonga will engage in the development of new textiles based outcomes using the technological processes of planning, conceptual design, testing and trialling, prototyping and evaluation to explore the formulation of multi-material products. Ākonga will learn problem solving, utilise their own creativity and develop practical skills enabling them to communicate ideas and formulate solutions to identified issues in a given context. A broad focus on Kaitiakitanga and sustainable practices through future focused development.

Students will study a selection of Technology Achievement Standards in a pathway towards L3 university approved credits, Scholarship or a career that involves knowledge of textile and other materials.

Required Prior Learning

Entry is open, but subject to approval by the HOD.