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STEAM Around Us: Darkfield Radio

You might have heard of Darkfield in Melbourne or you might have seen their mysterious metal boxes. The shows are set in shipping containers and are a multi-sensory audio experience in complete darkness. Seance and Flight have been taking place in the CBD over the...

Future Transport Inquiry

Last week, we welcomed experts from the North East Link Project and Teacher Ambassadors to our online Inquiry Incubator, who alongside the Tech School staff ideated and workshopped possible structure for our Future Transport Inquiry Program. In a race against time,...

Eye on Entrepreneurship

To celebrate the launch of our new Introduction to Entrepreneurship program in partnership with Melbourne Innovation Centre, we’re showcasing successful Victorian entrepreneur Kendra Harding. Kendra created her high-end handbag and accessories brand, Ooroo Australia,...

Words From The Director

This fortnight has been another difficult time for our schools, with the Premier’s announcement for an extended lockdown. With the uncertainty of return to face to face delivery for our partners and the Tech School, we will continue to deliver our programs remotely in...

1979 Triumph TR8 restoration

One of my personal projects is the restoration of a 1979 Triumph TR8, and the recent lockdown has provided the perfect opportunity for me to spend weekends and evenings progressing the project. As a trained Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, the general concept of...

STEAM Around Us: Face Mask Translator

Another pandemic fuelled innovative piece of technology: C-FACE Smart Mask! Japanese start up Donuts Robotics has developed a plastic and silicon face mask that can translate speeches into 8 different languages. Connected to your smartphone via Bluetooth, and through...

Words from the Director

It has been an extremely busy fortnight at Banyule Nillumbik Tech School with 14 different programs running for students in years 7-10 including Illustrator Design, CAD, Coding and App Design, plus the addition of 300 year 7 students from Viewbank College working...

SW2020 – Interview with Louise

Interview with Louise, La Trobe University Science-related career pathsThe Banyule Nillumbik and Whittlesea Tech Schools are celebrating science-related career paths during National Science Week 2020. The campaign aims to showcase science by celebrating the people...

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