​​​​​PROJECT UPDATE

The temporary Tech School facility is built. It started delivering programs for students in Term 3, 2017, and officially opened in Term 4, 2017.​

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ABOUT THE PROJECT 

Secondary school students from the Monash area have access to cutting-edge learning at the Monash Tech School, hosted by Monash University, with a temporary facility housed at Federation Training until 2019.

The Tech School is a high-tech learning environment. Its innovative education programs link with local industry to deliver real world learning. Students from 12 partner schools in Monash can access the Tech School throughout the year for specialised programs.

Monash 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.


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ARCHITECT

The architect for the temporary facility was Brand Architects​.

The architect for the permanent facility is yet to be appointed.  


BUILDER​

The builder for the temporary facility was Harris HMC Interiors Pty Ltd. The builder for the permanent facility is yet to be appointed.


SITE AND HOST

Monash University will host the permanent Monash Tech School at its Clayton Campus in 2019. A temporary facility at Federation Training in Chadstone houses the Monash Tech School between mid-2017 and 2019.

The Director of the Monash Tech School is Ashley van Krieken.​


INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION FOCUS

The Monash Tech School has an education focus aligned to industries that are predicted to experience strong economic and employment growth:

  • Medical technologies and pharmaceuticals
  • New energy technologies.

​Enrolments

Secondary students from 12 partner schools have access to high-tech learning at the cutting edge Monash Tech School. ​


PARTNERS

​School partners​

​​Other partners

  • ​Ashwood High School
  • Ashwood School
  • Brentwood Second​ary College
  • Glen Waverley Secondary College 
  • Glenallen School
  • Highvale Secondary College 
  • John Monash Science School 
  • Monash Special Developmental School
  • Mount Waverley Secondary College
  • South Oakleigh Secondary College 
  • Wellington Secondary College
  • Wheelers Hill Secondary College
  • ​​City of Monash 
  • CSIRO
  • Federation Training
  • Gateway LLEN 
  • Holmesglen TAFE 
  • Inner Melbourne VET cluster

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Monash Tech School, visit www.monashtechschool.vic.edu.au​. For more information about the Tech Schools initiative,  visit techschools.education.vic.gov.au or Monash Tech School.

You can also email tech.schools@edumail.vic.gov.au​​​​​

PROJECT TIMELINE
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  • SITE SELECTED

  • INDUSTRY FOCUS SELECTED

  • LOCAL GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED

  • ​EDUCATION PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT COMMENCED

  • ARCHITECT APPOINTED

  • TECH SCHOOL DIRECTOR APPOINTED

  • ARCHITECT DESIG​NS
    AP​PROVED

  • CONSTRUCTION
    COM​MENCEd

  • CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE

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    OPENED LATE 2017

The above dates are forecasted only and subject to change.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Contact us

33 St Andrews Place
East Melbourne
VIC 3002

Email: vsba@edumail.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1800 896 950