Visual design teaching and learning resources

Stage 6 resources

The HSC visual design unit 'Brand it' provides students with opportunities to design and make logos and associated publications. It is informed by a critical and historical study of key graphic designers that link to the units theme. It addresses the NSW stage 6 visual design syllabus module GD1: Publications and Information. This unit encourages students to use a variety of expressive forms in their art making practice and develops students’ knowledge and understanding of visual design in their critical and historical accounts.

This unit can be used as one of the three modules taught in year 12 visual design. Provided is the HSC visual design program, yearly assessment schedule, scope and sequence, practical assessment task and stage 6 visual arts life skills modified assessment tasks for practical work.

The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) visual design CEC page contains the syllabus and helpful materials including a sample assessment schedule, HSC advice, specimen exams, marking guidelines for practical tasks, standards materials, past papers additional support information.

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