Data in the Australia Curriculum

The Australian Curriculum mentions the use of data in several places...

Maths General Capability

  • students should be able to "perform calculations; draw graphs; collect, manage, analyse and interpret data".

Digital Technologies Curriculum is even more specific, saying that in F-2 students should be able to ...

  • "Collect, explore and sort data, and use digital systems to present the data creatively (ACTDIP009)",

and by 9-10 they need to be able to...

  • "Develop techniques for acquiring, storing and validating quantitative and qualitative data from a range of sources, considering privacy and security requirements (ACTDIP036)"
  • "Analyse and visualise data to create information and address complex problems, and model processes, entities and their relationships using structured data (ACTDIP037)"