Welcome to our Design School

We offer a wide range of high quality events and PD courses for teachers and industry groups.

Join us to learn more about design, innovation, engineering & digital technologies. Check out our current online courses and events below. Plus, we’d love to see you in our Design School for Teachers Facebook Group.

Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we are not running our normal Face toFace workshops.

AITSL advocates high quality professional learning occurs when training is:

Relevant

Our courses are based on curriculum, current research and effective pedagogy.

Collaborative

Our courses use technology to enrich collaboration, learning and access to experts.

Future Focused

Our courses expose teachers to new and emerging practices and the research that underpins them.

Splat – Getting Started

Learn about our 3 step design process to help your students draw for engineering design.

  1. IDENTIFY and draw the 5 core three dimensional objects for engineering design
  2. CONSTRUCT using these objects to create guidelines for design concepts
  3. DESIGN to communicate new ideas using these objects and design elements

FREE COURSE

I love anything that’s going to assist students in executing mathematical outcomes. I wouldn’t share anything that I didn’t try and love… This makes drawing in 3D objects so easy!

Sarah, Classroom Teacher
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Smart Design & Sustainability

The Internet of Things or IoT connects physical devices from all over the world using the internet. From self-closing animal habitats to Fitbit
activity trackers. These products are also called ‘smart products’ and are fast becoming everyday items.

This innovative course will show you how to help your students design their own amazing IoT smart products! Your confidence to teach Digital Technologies will grow and best of all the strategies and tips you’ll learn are totally unplugged.

You will walk away with fun, hands-on activities to use in your classroom, linked directly to the new Science & Technology Syllabus, including a simple 5 step strategy for designing any smart product you can imagine.

PRICE: $267.00

5hr NESA Registered Course

I found it extremely engaging and loved the additional resources I received so I could follow along and take notes at my own pace.

Chris, Classroom Teacher
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Drawing for Design

This online course is under development and will be available for 2021. Join the waitlist to be notified and receive an early bird discount.

PRICE: $97.00

I’m interested!

Professional Teaching Standards

Our courses are offered as both AITSL Teacher Identified Professional Development and NESA Registered Hours.

  • 2.1.2 Proficient Level – Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.

  • 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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