9-10: Collect, manage and analyse data: Data-driven innovation

Examine the way ‘big data’ is being used on a large scale to inform decision-making.

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Year band(s) 9-10
Content type Scope and sequence
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Data collection, Data interpretation, Specification (decomposing problems)
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Develop techniques for acquiring, storing and validating quantitative and qualitative data from a range of sources, considering privacy and security requirements


Analyse and visualise data to create information and address complex problems, and model processes, entities and their relationships using structured data


Define and decompose real-world problems precisely, taking into account functional and non-functional requirements and including interviewing stakeholders to identify needs


Evaluate critically how student solutions and existing information systems and policies, take account of future risks and sustainability and provide opportunities for innovation and enterprise

Keywords data, digital footprint, scope, sequence, scope and sequence



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