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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 Yarra Ranges Tech School, Rail Design Challenge invited students from years 7 to 12 within the Yarra Ranges region to participate in a rail-related project. The Design Challenge allowed student groups to create a railway for the future, using advanced technology and design to showcase their final concepts to a judging panel. This challenge […]
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 […]
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 Bridget O’Leary I was privileged to have been a mentor for an awesome team of dedicated and intelligent staff from Box Hill Institute (BHI), called the Change Pioneers which were the winners of the Champions Program, or should I say the Champions of the Champions. Yet, this program was not about winning, this […]
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 […]
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