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Future Focused

We facilitate innovative STEM programs, challenging Geelong students to explore and solve real-world problems.

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Develop compelling video resources

Tuesday 6th August

Whether instructional or informational, captivate your learners with engaging video content.

By the end of this professional development session, you’ll be empowered with the essential skills to craft your own compelling video resources.

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Product design using laser cutters

Thursday 22nd August

Unleash your creativity to transform a simple sheet of cardboard into a dynamic 3D masterpiece.

Join this session to discover the art of bringing your ideas to life using a laser cutter. Soon enough, you’ll be crafting your own bespoke Ikea-inspired creations.

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The Geelong Tech School is a ‘technology hub’ that facilitates programs emphasising 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

All Programs
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AgriTech

Create a solution for real-world problems in the agricultural sector.

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App app and away

Using UX design principles, ideate, plan, and build a prototype mobile phone app.

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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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CAD it

Design a product using 3D CAD software, then print it on a 3D printer.

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Coasting Drones

Investigate how drones are used in industry, and assist Life Saving Victoria to save lives.

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Code Breaker Series

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

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Conservation and Culture

Create solutions for real-world problems in conservation and environmental science.

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Cyber Heist

Communicate, hijack and program to understand the vulnerabilities of online systems.

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Design for Humanity

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

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Future Bricks

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

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Future Fashion

Design and prototype a fashion accessory incorporating wearable technology.

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Game Design

Students create an “obstacle course” themed playable level using provided assets.

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Inclusion Programs

Inclusion Programs are shorter and are specifically designed for smaller class sizes.

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Laser Make

Design and construct a diorama using Adobe Illustrator and a laser cutter.

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Real Life Animated

Create and animate a 3D character, plugging in your own motion data.

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Remote & Virtual Learning

Our remote and virtual programs are accessible to Victorian schools outside the Geelong LGA.

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School Incursions

We’ll bring the Tech School to you for a week with our custom trailer.

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spARk

Design a cartoon character and bring them to life with animation and Augmented Reality.

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Street Art X

Explore Street Art as an art form, and its punchy position in the artistic landscape.

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Table Maze

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

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Tinker Time

Build an exciting mini-golf hole using cardboard, robotics and Snap! coding.

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Urban Bee-ology

Analyse urban beekeeping and design a more ‘bee-friendly’ environment.

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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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Stay up to date with the latest news & events

June 6, 2024

Transforming the Maths Classroom

Article by Jen Squire Last week, teachers from around the region joined us for a fun ‘Transforming the Maths classroom’ Professional Development session. While the words ‘maths’ and ‘fun’ aren’t

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May 1, 2024

Real-life application, not just an activity.

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April 15, 2024

Cultivating Creativity in Schools

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Upcoming events

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Develop compelling video resources
August 6, 2024

Whether it’s instructional or informational, captivate your learners by crafting your own compelling video resources.

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Product design using laser cutters
August 22, 2024

Bring your ideas to life using a laser cutter. Soon enough, you’ll be crafting your own bespoke Ikea-inspired creations.

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Coding, not just for the nerds
September 2, 2024

Delve into fundamental concepts and discover practical ways to seamlessly integrate coding into your classrooms.

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Industry Design Sprint
October 14, 2024

Seeking enthusiastic and eager students in the Geelong region to participate in a 4-day design sprint. If you are interested in all things STEM, emerging technologies, solving real-world problems, and

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2024 Program Guide

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