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Recently the Rail Academy visited our tech school for the final session of our Careers in STEAM program for 2023. During this session, they engaged with our students, shedding light on the various career opportunities within the rail industry and highlighting the pivotal role of sustainability in large-scale construction projects. We were fortunate to have […]
The Koorie Student program, developed in collaboration with the Lilydale and Upper Yarra Education Cluster, serves as a platform for Indigenous students to connect and engage with one another. It emphasizes STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) knowledge and skills development. This year, students participated in a design challenge focused on sharing Indigenous culture within […]
The 2023 Australian International Airshow not only celebrates aviation but also showcases the breadth and importance of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education. The airshow provides a unique platform to bring together commercial, general, private and sport aviation and education in one location. Visitors saw an impressive display of aircraft from the Royal […]
Over the 19th to the 21st of September Yarra Ranges Tech School, with the support of Casey, Ballarat, Bendigo Tech Schools and KIOSC, worked with Scouts Victoria on a Sustainable Housing and STEM Careers camp. 27 scouts from regional and rural Victoria descended on Yarra Ranges Tech School with their scout leaders for a program […]
Written by Rhi Bell – Box Hill Institute, Internal Communications Coordinator On Tuesday 13 September after three months, the Koorie Program came to life at the end of term showcase at the Yarra Ranges Tech School. Students from Mooroolbark College, Yarra Hills Secondary College (both campuses), Lilydale High School, Lilydale Heights Secondary College, Healesville High […]
This year for National Science Week we investigated the theme of Glass: more than meets the eye. Yarra Ranges Tech School decided to share the beauty of science week by inviting the local childcare centre, Lilydale Lakeside Children’s Centre, to attend for a little bit of fun. The children were aged between 3 and 5 […]
This year Yarra Ranges Tech School had the privilege to attend the EduTech Australia Exhibition at The Melbourne Exhibition Centre, as part of the Department of Education stand. Not only were we able to showcase our technology and programs but Ashley Van Krieken, Director of YRTS, and Brooke Kogelman, Project Manager for Lilydale District and […]
Written by Mia On May 29 2022 we opened our doors to the public to showcase all the wonders that we have here in the Yarra Ranges Tech School. We welcomed many people through the doors on a very fresh Sunday morning, all interested in Makerspace for different reasons and applications. Our great friends from […]
Written by Bridget O’Leary I was fortunate enough to go to Shepperton with our Tech School Team for four days for a STEM camp for the Greater Shepperton College. Apart from the delicious Indian food available in Shepperton, the energy from the students was a buzz. Students were super interested in our technology and programs […]
By Ashley Van Krieken Early March saw the culmination of the 2021 Koorie Student Program with a showcase of the final student products and concepts. Started in Term 2 of 2021 the program was impacted by successive lockdowns over the year and it was so exciting that the Showcase day finally arrived. The program, developed […]
Written by Ashley Van Krieken Over the 30th and 31st of March the Generate 22 Conference was held at the Lilydale Lakeside Campus. Working closely with our industry partners Exaptec (conference organiser) and ANCA Engineering (Principal Sponsor) we developed a student program to complement the formal conference. More than 150 students attended this program across […]
In late June we launched our Artist in Residence program with Jessica Coldrey. Jess spent 4 weeks in the tech school residing in a room utilizing the technology to assist her to create her artwork. Jess used the UR5 Robotic arm to program it to apply makeup and then used her photography to create the […]
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