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Future Focused

The Geelong Tech School brings together the worlds of work and study to help prepare secondary students for the future.

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Geelong Tech School

The Geelong Tech School is an amazing ‘technology hub’ that facilitates programs and working relationships that emphasise and enable the vital science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills needed for the 21st Century.

Geelong Tech School compliments the education delivered by partner secondary schools through providing access to the latest technologies, state-of-the-art facilities and innovative learning programs. Programs are developed in partnership with local industry, community and schools.

Geelong Tech School programs equip students with the skills and knowledge to pursue pathways to training/education and future careers.

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Our Programs

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Future Bricks

Students investigate Hemp as a sustainable and viable building product for the future.

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Backed up to the Future

Design a robot that removes blockages in the pipes and drains around Geelong.

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Water Reality Check

Research and create a ‘360 Story’ about the Barwon Water Cycle.

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Bot Rescue

Explore how robots may be used to assist with natural disaster response operations.

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The Last Mile

Utilise physics and motion to undertake a design project exploring the future of mobility.

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Bees with Backpacks

Analyse data collected from bee hives to design a more ‘bee-friendly’ environment.

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Coasting Drones

Investigate how drones assist Life Saving Victoria, and then produce a safety campaign.

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Virtual X

Develop and apply creative design skills to create a 3D artwork in a VR environment.

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Design for Humanity

Students design & prototype an engineering solution to a real-world humanitarian problem.

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Future Fashion

Design and prototype a fashion accessory incorporating wearable technology.

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Tinker Time

Build a project using Hummingbird electronics and Snap! coding.

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Table Maze

Design and build a cardboard maze then use block code to automate a solution.

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Robotics

Design and construct a robot to do the heavy lifting in a warehouse.

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One Minute in 360

Use 360 cameras to film a one-minute movie, then view it wearing a VR headset.

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Check Mate

Design your own chess piece using 3D CAD software and then print it on the 3D printer.

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Leather Bound

Design and prototype a leather product using Illustrator and a laser cutter.

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Tilt Brush in VR

Paint a modern masterpiece on an endless canvas using Tilt Brush in Virtual Reality.

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Drone Dash

Use geometry, measurement and block coding to fly your drone around the course.

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Code Breaker Series

Learn about microprocessors, build circuits, and write code to perform different functions.

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Parks Victoria

Students design & prototype an engineering solution to a real-world humanitarian problem.

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Stay up to date with the latest news & events

August 3, 2021

Bees with Backpacks Competition

We are excited to announce that the Bees with Backpacks Competition is running again this year. Last year we had amazing success with one of our local schools receiving a

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July 22, 2021

School Holiday STEM Camp

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July 16, 2021

Unboxy Design Challenge

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Upcoming events

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VCE Chemistry Study Design – Consultation
July 20, 2021

The draft VCE Chemistry Study Design has been released and is open for consultation. Join with other chemistry teachers and provide your feedback to VCAA. The Geelong Tech School is

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Upstart Express
August 16, 2021

The Geelong Tech School is excited to collaborate with Upstart HQ, an education charity specialising in entrepreneurial education. Centred on 5 key themes, supported by industry experts, and delivered in

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Systems Engineering Teacher’s Network
September 9, 2021

The Geelong Tech School invites all Systems Engineering, Design & Digital Technology teachers from our partner schools to join us each term for a hands-on systems engineering-focused networking session. These

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STEM Education Conference
October 18, 2021

The Deakin STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Education Conference 2021 aims to unpack, share, and promote quality STEM and entrepreneurship education for Australia and internationally.

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