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Remote & Virtual Learning

Our remote and virtual programs are accessible to Victorian schools outside the Geelong LGA. The two programs available are ‘Introduction to CAD/3D Printing’ and ‘Electronics’.

The program structure ensures a high level of support for teachers and students to participate in engaging ‘hands-on’ STEM experiences. Targeting career aspirations and skill development in years 9 and 10 ensure students are empowered to make informed subject choices as they move into the final years of their schooling. Teachers will gain skills, knowledge, and ongoing access to expertise elevating the STEM capability in participating schools.

Suitable for

Victorian Schools outside the Geelong LGA

Duration

2x PD + 6x Online workshops

Each school taking part will have access to:

  • Program-specific equipment to complement the online component of the program.
  • Teacher Professional Development, prior to the commencement of the program.
  • A student introductory session
  • A series of 6 online workshop sessions
  • Final online session pulling together skills learned in a student-driven project

Programs

Computer-Aided-Design (CAD)

Students will:

  • Learn Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) using Autodesk Fusion 360 Software
  • Design and manufacture 3D printed products
  • Gain an understanding of rapid prototyping
  • Prototype and iterate using 3D printers
Electronics

Students will:

  • Explore devices that send and receive information
  • Create using electronic accessories
  • Learn and practise introductory coding
  • Program micro bits to perform a range of functions

 

Program Overview

Equipment drop off/ Set up
Module 1
In person
Teacher professional development
Module 2
In person
6 x Online workshops
Module 3
Online Delivery
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Our remote and virtual programs are accessible to Victorian schools outside the Geelong LGA.

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