Words from the Director

Words from the Director 24 May 2021 The last two weeks have been very productive in the Banyule Nillumbik Tech School with plenty of interesting and engaging activities for students in the area. Teamed with Whittlesea Tech School we have opened our doors to students...

Tech School Highlight: 3D Printing on Fabric

Tech School Highlight: 3D Printing on Fabric Emma Arnold 10 May 2021 We recently attended a professional learning session focusing on celebrating textiles with DATTA Vic. It was incredibly interesting and one part that we all enjoyed was 3D printing onto fabric. We...

Welcome Maria Chaparro!

Welcome Maria Chaparro! Scott Battye 10 May 2021 Last month we welcomed Maria Chaparro Munoz in the role of Administrative Assistant. Maria has a Bachelor of Arts in English Teaching and before migrating to Australia, she worked as an English Teacher for Uni students....

Words from the Director

Words from the Director 10 May 2021 We are now well into term 2 and hopefully students in our partner schools are starting to enjoy returning to the routines of school life. We are certainly seeing evidence of this at BNTS with school bookings beginning to increase...

Words from the Director

Words from the Director Skylie Massingham 19 March 2021 Another busy fortnight at our Tech School, with visits from Apollo Parkways Primary School and RMIT pre-service teachers participating in hands on practical experiences with our team of experts! Plus the launch...

Welcome Ian Hocking

Welcome Ian Hocking Scott Battye 11 March 2021 Last week, we welcomed Ian Hocking in the role of Learning Technologist. Ian has previously been working as the head of STEM for Whittlesea Secondary College, and is well acquainted with the Tech Schools ideology. He also...

Projection workshop with Industry Partner LPC

Projection workshop with Industry Partner LPC Scott Battye 3 March 2021 Last week, a few members of the team were lucky enough to take part in a 2 day workshop lead by industry partner, Little Projector Company. We have been working on projects with LPC for a while...

Words from the Director

Words from the Director 2 March 2021 This fortnight we welcomed 105 Apollo Parkways students on site to showcase the Tech School and our amazing range of technology available to schools. It was great to see these students so engaged in their learning. Parade College...

A Tech School Student’s Journey – Daniel

A Tech School Student’s Journey – Daniel Scott Battye 26 February 2021 Transcript: When you first walk in to the Tech School, it feels like the sort of place where you could work on an idea and bring it to fruition. We have the technology to enable people...

STEAM Around Us: Sterling Power

STEAM Around Us: Sterling Power Anthony Gasson 22 February 2021 How can a 200 year old technology enhance future space missions? Patented in 1816 by Robert Stirling to rival the steam engine, the closed cycle air engine which later became known as the Stirling engine...