- Schools: ACARA provide the Technologies F-10 Curriculum on an easy to read beta website (the old site has so many errors as not to be usable).
- Higher Education: The most widely referenced curriculum is the ACM/IEEE-CS Computer Science Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Computer Science the latest version of which is December 2013. Unfortunately the ACM/IEEE-CS guidelines are in the form of a not as usable 518 page PDF document.
In addition to these there is the US "CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards" from the ACM. CSTA have also released mappings of the Computer science curriculum to US school education standards, but I could not find a mapping to the university curriculum.
The Australian School Technologies Curriculum Year 7 and 8 Content Descriptions are:
Digital Technologies knowledge and understandingInvestigate how data are transmitted and secured in wired, wireless and mobile networks, and how the specifications of hardware components impact on network activities (ACTDIK023)
Investigate how digital systems represent text, image and audio data in binary (ACTDIK024)
Digital Technologies processes and production skillsAcquire data from a range of sources and evaluate authenticity, accuracy and timeliness (ACTDIP025)
Analyse and visualise data using a range of software to create information, and use structured data to model objects or events (ACTDIP026)
Define and decompose real-world problems taking into account functional requirements and economic, environmental, social, technical and usability constraints (ACTDIP027)
Design the user experience of a digital system, generating, evaluating and communicating alternative designs (ACTDIP028)
Design algorithms represented diagrammatically and in English, and trace algorithms to predict output for a given input and to identify errors (ACTDIP029)
Implement and modify programs with user interfaces involving branching, iteration and functions in a general-purpose programming language (ACTDIP030)
Evaluate how well developed solutions and existing information systems meet needs, are innovative and take account of future risks and sustainability (ACTDIP031)
Create and communicate interactive ideas and information collaboratively online, taking into account social contexts (ACTDIP032)
Plan and manage projects, including tasks, time and other resources required, considering safety and sustainability (ACTDIP033)
Macpherson, K. (2013). Digital technology and Australian teenagers: consumption, study and careers. The Education Institute. Retrieved, 19. From http://www.canberra.edu.au/researchrepository/file/fde6c9c8-0f73-47a6-afb2-e476699be44b/1/full_text_final.pdf
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