Vex-(1)Goulburn High School was the venue for the ACT/NSW Regional VEX Robotics Championship on Saturday 18 September. Thirty teams from various Schools as far from Sydney, Canberra, Moss Vale and Goulburn competed in the VEX Championship Event (EDR) and the VEX IQ Championships.



2017 Technology Teacher of the Year Excellence Award

Janette Kline – Daramalan College

The 2017 Technology Teacher Excellence Award was presented to Janette Kline from Daramalan College by DATTA ACT Life Member – Gayle Jenkins at the Yowani Country Club, Lyneham.

DATTA ACT 2017 Seminar Program

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Seminar 5 – Questacon, Deakin

Annual General Meeting

 img_20170906_173745071.jpg Seminar 4 – Questacon, Deakin

Seminar 3 – Gungahlin College hosted by Shannon Dunn. Following the DATTA ACT meeting teachers were shown the facilities at Gungahlin College and some of the projects create in Technology rooms. A school designed for 900 now has enrollments up to 1,200.

Seminar 2 – Canberra College organised by Ashish Chandra – Executive Teacher for Technology. Members were welcomed by Jaron Worsley and given a tour of the Technology facilities that included the recently completed Hospitality/Food kitchen and Construction workshop.

2016 Technology Teacher of the Year Excellence Award

DATTA ACT hosted the 2016 Technology Teacher Awards on Lake Burley Griffin in September. screen-shot-2016-10-17-at-8-57-11-pmThe announced of the awardee was made by Professor Lyndon Anderson (University of Canberra), Cathleen Jackson – Radford College technology teacher was awarded the top award for exception teaching.


Screen Shot 2015-12-08 at 10.46.06 pmTechnology Teacher Merit Certificate was award to James Watt from UC Senior Secondary College Lake Ginninderra


2015 Technology Teacher of the Year Excellence Award                                

2778aeb1dd6aa90df5d49d2e2805233aSuzanne GoddardRadford College



Technology Teacher Merit Award  – Rob Harrington – Hawker College

2014 Technology Teacher of the Year Excellence Award

DSC_00432014 – Alex Reid and Stephen Thearle who were joint awardees of the 2014 DATTA ACT Technology Teacher of the Year.



Gayle Jenkins receiving a Life Award for services to the Design and Technology Teachers Association ACT and DATTA Australia from David Kurthi – President DATTA ACT.