​​​​​​​​​​PROJECT UPDATE

Construction is complete. Teachers from partner schools received professional development at the Tech School from Term 1, 2017. The Tech School officially opened and started delivering programs for students in Term 2, 2017.​

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Secondary school students from the Yarra Ranges area have access to cutting edge learning at the Yarra Ranges Tech School, which is hosted by Box Hill Institute.

The Yarra Ranges Tech School is a high-tech learning environment Its innovative education programs link with local industry to deliver real world learning. Students from 20 partner schools in Yarra Ranges can access the Tech School throughout the year for specialised programs.

Yarra Ranges 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.

PROJECT UPDATE

Construction is complete. Teachers from partner schools received professional development at the Tech School from Term 1, 2017. The Tech School officially opened and started delivering programs for students in Term 2, 2017.

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​​Construction starts on Yarra Ranges Tech School

ARCHITECT

The architect was Te​c​t​ura.

BUILDER

The builder was Ar​ete.

SITE AND HOST

Box Hill Institute hosts the Yarra Ranges Tech School at its Lilydale Lakeside Campus.

​The Director of the Yarra Ranges Tech School is Danny Tay. 

INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION FOCUS

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

  • Precision manufacturing
  • Digital technologies including medical robotics
  • Sustainability and renewables
  • Food, fibre and biotechnology.

ENROLMENT

Secondary students from 20 partner schools have access to high-tech learning at the cutting-edge Yarra Ranges Tech School.

PARTNERS

​School partners

​​Other partners

  • Belgrave Heights Christian School​
  • Billanook College
  • CIRE Services Incorporated
  • Edinburgh College
  • Healesville High School
  • Lilydale Heights College
  • Lilydale High School
  • Mater Christi College
  • Monbulk College
  • Mooroolbark College
  • Mount Evelyn Christian School/Ranges TEC
  • Mount Lilydale Mercy College
  • Mountain District Christian School
  • Oxley Christian College
  • Sherbrooke Community School
  • Upper Yarra Secondary College
  • Upwey High School
  • Worawa Aboriginal College
  • Yarra Hills Secondary College
  • Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School​
  • ​​​Deakin University

  • Outer Eastern LLEN

  • Yarra Ranges Council

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Yarra Ranges Tech School, visit yrts.boxhill.edu.au​.  For more on the Tech Schools initiative, visit techschools.education.vic.gov.au or 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

  • ARCHITECT DESIGNS APPROVED​​

  • CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES

  • TECH SCHOOL DIRECTOR APPOINTED

  • CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE

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    OPENED early 2017


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Contact us

33 St Andrews Place
East Melbourne
VIC 3002

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