Year Level(s):
Primary, Secondary
Learning Area:
Subject Area(s):
Design & Technology
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Design and Technology Teachers Association of SA Inc.

The Design and Technology Teachers Association (DATTA – SA) is the professional organisation for design & technology, innovation and engineering educators. DATTA supports the profession through leadership, professional development activities, membership services, classroom activities and on-line curriculum support.

DATTA SA, in conjunction with DATTA Australia and all affiliated state DATTA Associations across Australia, takes on the responsibility for:

  • Promoting and supporting rigorous professional standards for the teaching of the new Technologies curriculum R-10
  • Fostering and driving high-quality professional development for teachers and school leaders in relation to Technologies curriculum
  • Working collaboratively across jurisdictions and engaging with key professional bodies to support and enhance the implementation and development of technologies curriculum


The benefits of being a DATTA SA member include:

  • Discount to professional development conferences and seminars
  • Members Only Forum
  • Members only online teaching resources through the website
  • Access to the bulk order scheme
  • Industry Visits
  • Eligibility for awards of excellence (nominated by colleagues)
  • Opportunity to serve on the Executive Committee of DATTA
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