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NSW Department of Education and Communities

Technology KLA

Information Processes and Technology

Board of Studies

The Board of Studies website gives you access to the syllabus, specimen papers, marking guidelines, support documents and resource lists. These can be downloaded and printed where required. 

Course plans and units of work

The following programs have been developed as samples to support teachers of Stage 6 Information Processes and Technology.

Sample teaching program: Stage 6 Information Processes and Technology Preliminary course  

Sample teaching program: Stage 6 Information Processes and Technology HSC course
Programming support for the Preliminary course is available in the Support Document on the Board of Studies website.

Electronic content allocation tool (ECAT)

The electronic content allocation tool (ECAT) is an Excel spreadsheet which allows the user to allocate content across the course and check that syllabus content is covered fully and evenly across a course plan, program or unit of work.

IPT Preliminary electronic content electronic tool (xls 316KB)

IPT HSC electronic content electronic tool (xls 1848 KB)

ECAT instructions (doc 108 KB) This document provides information on how to use ECAT.

Stage 6 Information Processes and Technology syllabus support workshop materials

The Stage 6 Information Processes and Technology syllabus support workshops were presented across ten regions in 2008. The workshop materials are provided below.

 Work book            Resource book            Presentation notes           

HSC marking videoconference

Experienced HSC markers of Information Processes and Technology present a videoconference on HSC marking.

It would be useful to refer to a downloaded copy of the presentation whilst viewing the Flash videoconference file.

Click to view the Flash video page             

Download the presentation here            

Assessment and reporting

General Assessment and Reporting information This link will provide you with access to a wealth of information on assessment and reporting available at various web sites and in a number of newsletters and bulletins. 

Teaching ideas 

Case studies in design, technology and cultural diversity

These case studies support the Design and Technology, Engineering Studies, Information Processes and Technology, and Textile and Design syllabuses and are a collaborative development between the DET and the Powerhouse Museum.

Go to the Powerhouse Museum web site to view the case studies. 

NSW HSC Online
NSW HSC Online/IPT is a valuable site for both students and teachers. It includes teaching and learning ideas, activities and resources for a number of HSC subjects. You can also download copies of the syllabus and specimen exam papers.

HSC Study Guide
The HSC Study Guide is published each year by the Sydney Morning Herald. The articles are then uploaded to NSW HSC Online for twelve months.

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