Secondary school students from the Bendigo area will have access to cutting-edge learning at the Bendigo Tech School, hosted by La Trobe University.
The Tech School will be a high-tech learning environment. Its innovative education programs will link with local industry to deliver real world learning. Students from 14 partner schools in Bendigo will access the Tech School throughout the year for specialised programs.
Bendigo Tech School will emphasise the vital science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills needed for the 21st century. It will enhance the programs schools provide, and help prepare students for the jobs of the future.
The architect is
Vincent Chrisp Architects.
The builder is Hutchinson Builders.
SITE AND HOST
La Trobe University is hosting the Bendigo Tech School at its Bendigo Campus. Anticipated to open mid-2018, it will be housed in a newly constructed, innovative building.
The Director of the Bendigo Tech School is Graeme Wiggins.
INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION FOCUS
The Bendigo Tech School will have an education focus aligned to industries that are predicted to experience strong economic and employment growth:
- Medical technology and pharmaceuticals
- New energy technologies
- Food and fibre
- Transport, defence and construction technologies
- Advanced manufacturing
Secondary students from 14 partner schools will have access to high-tech learning at the cutting edge Bendigo Tech School.
- Bendigo Kangan Institute -BTEC
- Bendigo Senior Secondary College
- Bendigo South East 7-10
- Bendigo Special Developmental School
- Catholic College Bendigo
- Creek Street Christian College
- Crusoe 7-10 Secondary College
- DOXA School Bendigo
- Eaglehawk Secondary College
- Girton Grammar School
- Kalianna Special School
- Marist College Bendigo
- Victory Christian College
- Weeroona College Bendigo
Australian Turntable Company
- Bendigo Australian Industry Group
- Bendigo Health
Bendigo Kangan Institute
Bendigo Manufacturing Group
- Bendigo Potteries
B. Keogh and Sons Engineering
City of Greater Bendigo
- MSD Animal Health (Australia)
- Regional Development Victoria
- Thales Australia
For more information about the Tech Schools initiative, visit
techschools.education.vic.gov.au or email