Diamond Valley Special Development School Program

31 October 2022 Diamond Valley Special Development School Program Jen During Term 3 I had the pleasure of meeting the graduating class of Diamond Valley Special Development School and engaging them in a 4 week program at the Tech School. The students spent a whole day...

Drones and Spatial Data Science Masterclass

28 October 2022 Drones and Spatial Data Science Masterclass Sonia Over the school holidays, three Tech School staff – Jen, Sonia and Scott, undertook intensive training to become registered drone pilots and successfully acquired a Remote Pilot Licence with the...

Words from our Director

21 October 2022 Words from our Director Skylie What a joy to be back at the Tech School! After a short time on maternity leave, followed by a 12 month secondment leading Melbourne Polytechnic’s Quality, Policy and Improvement teams, it is so great to be back working...

Droning On At Steam Futures

During our time participating in the STEAM Futures conference on March 18, the team piloted a soft introduction to an upcoming program around drones and their increasing effects on a range of industries. Each session started with a short presentation on the types of...

Student Ambassador Day One 2022

We had the first Student Ambassador Day this week. Student from our partner schools attended a fun filled day which involved various ice breakers and activities. Students started the day by getting to know each other in some ice breaker exercises. The first one was to...

Words From Our Director

It’s been a busy month at the Tech School, with Student Ambassadors, NCAT and Bundoora Secondary College students participating in hands on practical experiences with our team of experts. We were also visited by Grade 3 students from Apollo Parkways Primary School,...

STEAM Around Us: Tech Meets Costume Design

Since starting at the Tech school last year, I’ve been wanting to explore how to combine some of the cool tech we have with my other passion – dance and performance. After a year of showing students how to create simple sewn circuits using conductive thread and...

Words From Our Director

Happy New Year colleagues! We trust you have returned to work rejuvenated after a restful break, and that the school year has been off to a flying start.   Our team has been working tirelessly to welcome students back onsite. We have fired up our CNC machine to...

After School Program: Creator Club

The Tech School’s new after school club, Creator Club, is made for those with a passion for all things making, creating and designing! Participants will have access to our laser cutter, UV printer, recording studio, 3D printers and more! This club will provide a fun...

STEAM Around Us: The Lab Greensborough

This year, we explored STEAM concepts via a range of theme based activities – from game development, marble run engineering, to digital design and animation, video and sound production, to Minecraft Education. To overcome the challenges associated with not being able...