The Tech School facility is under construction. While this is happening, the Tech School host, committee and director are working with partner schools and local industry to finalise initial learning programs and determine administrative and equipment arrangements to ensure the Tech School will be fully functional when it opens in early 2018.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Secondary school students from the Gippsland (Latrobe Valley) area will have access to cutting-edge learning at the Gippsland Tech School, hosted by Federation Training at its Morwell campus.
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 eight partner schools in Gippsland will be able to access the Tech School throughout the year for specialised programs.
Gippsland 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 Becon Constructions.
SITE AND HOST
Federation Training is hosting the Gippsland Tech School at its Morwell Campus. Anticipated to open early 2018, it will be housed in an existing building following an innovative redevelopment.
The Director of the Gippsland Tech School is Paul Boys.
INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION FOCUS
The Gippsland Tech School will have an education focus aligned to industries that are predicted to experience strong economic and employment growth:
Food and fibre
Secondary students from eight partner schools will have access to high-tech learning at the cutting edge Gippsland Tech School.
Baringa Special School
Berry Street Victoria Inc (Morwell Campus)
Lavalla Catholic College
Latrobe Special Developmental School
St Paul's Anglican Grammar School
Apprenticeships Group Australia
Baw Baw La Trobe LLEN
- Catholic Education Office – Sale Diocese
Federation University Australia
Gippsland Trades and Labour Council
Latrobe City Council
Regional Development Victoria
For more information about the Tech Schools initiative,
techschools.education.vic.gov.au or email