Technology Educators Association

TEXSTYLE is happening – join us for a fully virtual experience Exhibition – Seminars – Presentation Evening running from 8th March – 8th May Texstyle 2021 will showcase 20 exemplary Textiles and Design projects from the 2020 Higher School Certificate. TEA is working with a team to provide a digital solution to view these projects and selected folio pages with annotations from the students. Student seminars will be offered in a virtual format from 15th March – 8th May 2021. We are extending the content that will be available. Teachers will be able to incorporate the recorded content within regular timetabled lessons. Opportunities to engage with presenters through live Q&A sessions will be offered from 24th – 31st March. Registration for the student seminars and workshops in now LIVE! Click on the Texstyle tab above.

The TAP (Textile Art Piece) Challenge sponsored by S&S is running again. The theme for 2021 is “Journey” The competition will have two divisions – a design brief has been provided for both Stage 4 Tech Mandatory and Stage 5 Textiles Technology. Visit our competition page for more details Click Here.

Shape 2020, an exhibition featuring a selection of Major Projects from HSC Design and Technology, Industrial Technology and Textiles and Design students from the 2020 Higher School Certificate examinations will open at The Powerhouse Museum, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences on 27 February 2021. The Powerhouse Museum website provides additional resources such as student interviews and annotated portfolios of the projects in Shape. View the virtual tour to see the Major Projects featured in Shape 2019.