Banyule Nillumbik Tech School programs are aligned to the industries predicted to experience strong economic and employment growth. Including Entrepreneurship, Food and Fibre, Health and Social Assistance and Scientific and Technical Services.
STEAM connected project and inquiry-based programs
Industry and community partnerships
Develop transferable skills, capabilities and an innovation mindset
Solve local and global challenges through applied learning
Inquiry programs run over three days and are designed to provide students with a deep dive into a broader issue that effects the local and/or the global community, and emphasise the use of design thinking as a problem solving methodology.
Typically run over two days, design challenges place students in the role of product designers or innovators for industry partners aligned to the topic, who are seeking help with problems they are encountering.
Specialist programs cover a range of topics addressing specific content knowledge and skills. Some can be tailored to address individual school needs.
Introduce your students to the entrepreneurial mindsets, toolsets, and skillsets, used in startups globally. Our Introduction to Entrepreneurship intensives and Student Startup – Accelerator program have been adapted from the world’s top innovation and higher-ed entrepreneurship programs.
Check out a video of the Tech School Innovation Process. We use Design Thinking as a problem solving methodology and Solo Taxonomy as a framework for progressing students through levels of competency, from surface to deep learning. These pedagogies underpin the development of all our learning programs.