Characteristics A Learner Needs To Excel In This Subject:

  • Creative
  • Innovative
  • Good time management
  • Team player
  • Critical thinker
  • a Respect for the environment.

Possible Career Options:

  • Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Artisans
  • Architects
Kids Experimenting in Engineering Class at School
Technology education was introduced to the SA curriculum in recognition of the need for Engineers, Technicians and Artisans. The subject stimulates learners to be innovative and develops their creative and, critical thinking skills.
It teaches them to manage time and material resources effectively, provides opportunities for collaborative learning and nurtures teamwork. Technology can be defined as: The use of knowledge, skills and resources to meet peoples needs and wants by developing practical solutions to problems, taking social and environmental factors into considerations.

Educators of This Subject

T.H Mathieson

High School Educator