DATTA Vic Newsletters

Each term, DATTA Vic sends out a newsletter to all our members and friends.  With features on resources, professional learning opportunities, outstanding school programs, the latest news from the tertiary sector and industry, it's an essential read for anyone with an interest in Design & Technologies.

If you have any contributions you'd like to share with your colleagues, please send them to Laura at pl@datta.vic.edu.au by the last Monday of each term.

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Newsletter Term 2 2021 Volume 34 Issue 2

Newsletter Term 1 2021 Volume 34 Issue 1


Newsletter Term 4 2020 Volume 33 Issue 3

Newsletter Term 3 20202 Volume 33 Issue 3

Newsletter Term 2 2020 Volume 33 Issue 2

Newsletter Term 1 2020 Volume 33 Issue 1



Newsletter Term 4 2019 Volume 32 Issue 4

Newsletter Term 3 2019 Volume 32 Issue 3

Newsletter Term 2 2019 Volume 32 Issue 2

Newsletter Term 1 2019 Volume 32 Issue 1


Newsletter Term 4 2018 Volume 31, Issue 4

Newsletter Term 3 2018 Volume 31, Issue 3

Newsletter Term 2 2018 Volume 31, Issue 2

Newsletter Term 1 2018 Volume 31 Issue 1



Newsletter Term 4 Volume 30 Issue 4

Newsletter Term 3 Volume 30 Issue 3

Newsletter Term 2 Volume 30 Issue 2

Newsletter Term 1 Volume 30 Issue 1


Newsletter Term 4 Volume 29 Issue 4

Newsletter Term 3 2016 Volume 29 issue 3:

Newsletter Term 2 2016 Volume 29 issue 2:

Newsletter Term 1 2016 Volume 29 Issue 1


Newsletter Term 4 2015 Volume 28 Issue 4

Newsletter Term 3, 2015 Volume 28, Issue 3

Newsletter Term 2 2015 Volume 28 Issue 2

Newsletter Term 1 2015 Volume 28 Issue 1






Free Resources

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The DATTA Vic publishes, on CD, the journal called 'TECHNOTES' twice a year.

This publication welcomes contributions from all members and keeps members informed about current issues and Professional Learning activities, as well as providing advice about resources and practical classroom activities. 

DATTA Vic News

The newsletter 'DATTA Vic News', published once per term, includes a report from VCAA, the Professional Learning calendar, a list of relevant events for Design and Technology Education and information about useful resources.


Units of Work

Units of Work include online resources and booklets targeting different levels and areas of Design and Technology Education.



Useful videos of workshops and demonstraions.


Member Organistaion Resources

Some of our member organisations include companies that provide a range of resources for Technology Education.



The membership of the Design and Technology Teachers Association Victoria includes primary and secondary teachers, principals, consultants, tertiary educators as well as business and industry groups.

We exist primarily as an educational service for teachers and schools but are pleased to welcome anyone with an interest in Technology Education to our association.

Steve Hughes presenting a workshop on using the lathe at the DATTA Vic December Hands On Conference 2011


Benifets of Membership

Access to resources and personnel with expertise in technology teaching.

Discounts on professional learning activities.

Access to "TECHNOTES", keep up to date with our Technolgy Education Journal.

Links with National Associations through its representation on the Design and Technology Teachers Association Australia (DATTA Australia) (DATTA Aust.). DATTA Aust. in turn is a member of the recognised National body the Technology Federation of Australia (Technology TEFA ).

Further to this DATTA Vic is regularly in contact with subject associations in other states and territories.

Become a Member

Please complete the 2012 Membership form

ABN  97 315 356 383