Construction is complete. The Tech School officially opened in Term 1,
2018 and provides secondary school students access to programs using the latest
technology to solve real-world problems faced by industry.
Visit Ballarat Tech School for more information.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Secondary school students from the Ballarat area have access to cutting-edge learning at the Ballarat Tech School, hosted by Federation University Australia.
The Tech School is a high-tech learning environment. Its innovative education programs link with local industry to deliver real world learning. Students from 15 partner schools in Ballarat will access the Tech School throughout the year for specialised programs.
Ballarat Tech School emphasises the vital science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills needed for the 21st century. It enhances the programs schools provide, and helps prepare students for the jobs of the future.
SITE AND HOST
Federation University Australia hosts the Ballarat Tech School at its SMB Campus. The Tech School is housed in an existing building (Building K) following an innovative redevelopment.
The Director of the Ballarat Tech School is Sofia Fiusco.
INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION FOCUS
The Ballarat Tech School has an education focus aligned to industries predicted to experience strong economic and employment growth:
New energy technologies
Food and fibre
Secondary students from 15 partner schools have access to high-tech
learning at the Ballarat Tech School.
Ballarat Christian College
Ballarat Clarendon College
Ballarat High School
Ballarat Secondary College
Ballarat Specialist School
Daylesford Secondary College
Lake Bolac College
Mount Clear College
Phoenix P-12 Community College
St Patrick’s College Ballarat
Yuille Park P-8 Community College
Albins Performance Transmissions
Australian Industry Group
Ballarat and Regional Trades and Labour Council
Catholic Education Office, Ballarat
City of Ballarat
Committee for Ballarat
Dark Shadow Studios
Independent Schools Victoria
Lateral Plains Pty Ltd
Regional Development Victoria
Royal Society of Victoria
Southern Farming Systems
For more information about the Tech Schools initiative, visit techschools.education.vic.gov.au or email email@example.com