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.
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.
Construction starts on Yarra Ranges Tech School
The architect was Tectura.
The builder was Arete.
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:
Digital technologies including medical robotics
Sustainability and renewables
Food, fibre and biotechnology.
Secondary students from 20 partner schools have access to high-tech learning at the cutting-edge Yarra Ranges Tech School.
Belgrave Heights Christian School
CIRE Services Incorporated
Healesville High School
Lilydale Heights College
Lilydale High School
Mater Christi 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
Outer Eastern LLEN
Yarra Ranges Council
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