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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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Incursions

We bring the Geelong Tech School to you in our very own custom built STEM Trailer.

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Code Breaker Series

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

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Stay up to date with the latest news & events

April 30, 2021

Team Building Session with The Gordon’s ICT Team

We hosted The Gordon’s ICT teaching team here at the Tech School for full-day team-building session.

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April 1, 2021

Design2Innovate kicks off

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March 26, 2021

Steve Sammartino wows the crowd!

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Upcoming events

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Colac Regional Camp
May 11, 2021

From the 11th -14th of May we’ll be taking the Geelong Tech School trailer out to Colac to run some of our STEM programs with students from both Colac Secondary College and Trinity College Colac.

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Education Week
May 17, 2021

We will be using Education Week to trial our new program model ‘Design to Thrive’.

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Semester Two Calendar Launch
May 18, 2021

We will be launching our five new Core Programs, as well as opening up the bookings for Semester Two.

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Designing for Bushfire Resilience
June 11, 2021

Four of our Partner Schools have signed up to be involved in the ‘Designing for Bushfire Resilience’ competition.

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