Technologies draws together the distinct but related subjects of Design and Technologies, and Digital Technologies. It ensures that all students benefit from learning about, and working with, traditional, contemporary and emerging technologies that shape the world in which we live. In creating solutions, as well as responding to the designed world, students will contribute to sustainable patterns of living for themselves and others. In Technologies, the Design and Technologies curriculum develops the knowledge, skills and understanding to design, produce and evaluate a range of designed solutions in four technologies contexts using innovative ideas and project management skills, and considering how these solutions contribute to preferred futures. In Digital Technologies, digital systems and data are considered in terms of networking, human interaction, security and data integrity. It provides opportunities to analyse complex problems and design, implement and evaluate a range of digital solutions taking into consideration ethics, legal issues and sustainability factors.