A new future starts now at the Geelong Tech School.

Over 20,000 students from secondary schools across Greater Geelong will now have the opportunity to learn using cutting-edge technology.
 
With 23 schools participating in the innovative learning programs, students will develop skills that will be pivotal to work success in the 21st century.


It’s what’s inside that counts.

The impressive glazed contemporary building on the corner of Little Malop Street and Latrobe Terrace was designed by Vincent Chrisp Architects, and features dynamic spaces for collaboration and design thinking practices, and high-end technologies such as 3D printers, laser etching, virtual reality and robotics.

Students will be encouraged to experiment and design using STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts and approaches to resolve industry-led projects.
 
The school houses the latest audio visual equipment to support students, teachers and industry engage in critical thinking and problem solving.
 

Planning for the future.

Opening the new facility, Minister for Education James Merlino said the state-of-the-art facility is the eighth of 10 Tech Schools to open under the Government’s $128 million Tech School initiative.
 
“We need students to be ready for the jobs of the future and that’s why we’re investing in Tech Schools so they can get the hands-on learning with technology they need.”
 
“The Geelong Tech School will form an important link between our schools, TAFEs, universities and industry,” continued Minister Merlino.
 
The Tech School will offer taster programs during Term 4 of this year and progress to delivering fully integrated programs within the school curriculum in 2019 and beyond.
 
Programs are free for students to participate in and are aligned with growth sectors in Geelong. The Tech School and its programs were developed in consultation with secondary schools, industry and community partners.
 
It’s a bright future for Geelong.
 

Posted: 14/11/2018 7:30:00 AM

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