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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 […]
Year 7 and 8 students from Worawa Aboriginal College and Upper Yarra Secondary College attended Yarra Ranges Tech School over term 2 and 3 for a specially designed program, The Council Community Program. This program was collaborated between YRTS and Yarra Ranges Council, ‘Hearing the Voices of Yarra Ranges Youth’. Students were posed with the […]
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 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 […]
Yarra Ranges Tech School is a STEM-focused entity, which engages students to be prepared for above and beyond the years of 2021. This update will highlight the journey of Victor (Technology Support and Maintenance Officer YRTS), and Stefen (work experience student), from Kew High School. Stefens journey at YRTS took him through technology fit for […]
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 […]
We were very excited to be given the opportunity to go out to Mater Christi Christian College to deliver our Careers in STEAM presentation and workshop with our Artist in Residence Jessica Coldrey. Due to Covid and the restrictions we decided to take our Careers in STEAM talk to Mater Christi, when we arrived first […]
Smart Farming is a three day program offered at YRTS. This program introduces students to horticulture and agricultural practices. Students investigate current trends and explore the application of technology and innovation that can benefit or enhance current agricultural practices. The year 9 students from Lilydale High School were excited to be going on an excursion […]
Written by: Stacie Gibson In March we welcomed the Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) to speak with students about careers and options within their industry. We heard from 6 speakers all working across different disciplines including engineering, environment and communications. They each spent time sharing their journey, explaining how they got to where they are […]
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