International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science Jasmine Labrie 17 February 2021 Yesterday was the International Day of Woman and Girls in Science. The day is celebrated across the globe on 11 February yearly and recognises the critical role women and girls play in...

Words from the Director

Words from the Director 15 February 2021 This fortnight we welcomed students from Parade College to deliver virtual tech sessions in CAD and coding. Teachers can continue to book virtual programs for a minimum of three hours, which can be split into multiple sessions...

Success with System Engineering Masterclass

Success with System Engineering Masterclass Jasmine Labrie 5 February 2021 The Success with Systems Engineering teacher masterclass was a pilot program and partnership between DATTA Vic and Banyule Nillumbik Tech School which was supported by Google through their...

Success with Summer STEM Camps

Success with Summer STEM Camps Emma Arnold 5 February 2021 THE LAB RURAL AND REGIONAL GAME JAM In partnership with The Lab, we once again ran the Rural and Regional Game Jam during these holidays. Over two days, students produced some amazing games. You can see a...

Design2Innovate Introduction

Design2Innovate Introduction Sonia Hankova 5 February 2021 Developed by Tech Schools in partnership with Bastow to support middle leaders and classroom teachers to become more confident in using design thinking in classroom, school curriculum and leadership practice....

Welcome Jen Squire!

Tech School Highlight Welcome Jen Squire! Last week, we welcomed Jen Squire, our new STEM Communication Officer at the Tech School. After running away with the Questacon Science Circus last year and earning her Masters in Science Communication Outreach, Jen is excited...

Words from the Director

Words from the Director 5 February 2021 What a thrill to be back on site at the Tech School in 2021. I trust that you are well rested and hope that you managed a few days away somewhere nice and warm, even if only local. We kicked off the year with three virtual camps...

Words from the Director

Words from the Director 15 January 2021 Happy New Year!. We trust you all had a good break and for those that have returned to work, that you are well rested and refreshed! We are thrilled to be back at the Tech School preparing for delivery of our new 2021 programs...

Design to Innovate with DET

Design to Innovate with DET Sonia Hankova 23 December 2020 Last week, our team travelled to Bendigo Tech School who hosted the pilot of the much-anticipated Design to Innovate Professional Learning series, due to launch Victoria wide in 2021. The program is a result...

Words from the Director

Words from the Director 18 December 2020 What a year it has been! I think we can all agree that 2020 will be a year that sticks in our minds for some time, and although we may want to forget it, (bring on 2021), we have had some great outcomes at the Tech School that...