Technology Education to Engineering: a Good Move?
Epsilon Pi Tau
Faculty of Education and Arts
School of Education / Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies
Recent curriculum changes in the educational system of Australia have resulted in allowing optional Engineering course work to count for university entrance for students choosing to apply to a university. In other educational systems, Engineering is playing an increasingly important role, either as a stand-alone subject or as part of an integrated approach to Science, Mathematics, and Technology. These developments raise questions about the relationship between Engineering and Technology education, some of which are explored in this article.