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Wyndham Tech School

WynBay LLEN’s role

Our role is to support the implementation of the Wyndham Tech School by contributing knowledge and expertise through the governance committee and promoting the concept to business and industry partners.

  • Assist to launch the Wyndham tech school
  • Support the development and operation of the Wyndham Tech School
  • Develop a Strategy for the promotion of STEM career pathways consistent with the FISO and CCF (Careers Curriculum Framework)
  • Promote it to WynBay LLEN’s Business Industry Group.

The Wyndham Tech School will be a high technology, dynamic and inspiring learning environment serving up to 12,000 secondary school students within the local region.

The Wyndham Tech School will build on the strengths and initiatives of the existing network and drive a collaborative culture whereby students, educators, industry and community work together to prepare students for the changing world of opportunities.

The learning programs will deliver real world learning through a bespoke, design focused, project based curriculum, with links and clear pathways to growing industries.  

Secondary school students from the Wyndham area will have access to cutting edge learning at Wyndham Tech School, hosted by Victoria 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 18 partner schools in Wyndham will access the Tech School throughout the year for specialised programs.

Wyndham 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.

 

Wyndham Tech School Building Design

Victoria University is hosting the Wyndham Tech School at its Werribee Campus. Anticipated to open in mid 2018, it will be housed in a newly constructed, innovative building.

The Architects, Gray Puksand, have delivered a broad range of purposeful, contemporary learning settings, including design studios, digital and physical prototyping labs, simulation and collaboration hubs, which will be fitted out with state-of-the-art technology to give secondary school students advanced education and training in science, technology, engineering and maths. 

This has been achieved through a co-design process that has engaged local educators, students and business networks in the design development.  

Partners

The Wyndham Tech School is a collaboration between schools partners, local government, business and training organisations, industry and community, including:

  • Alamanda K-9 College, Baden Powell P-9 College, Carranballac P-9 College, Good News Lutheran College, Heathdale Christian College, Hoppers Crossing Secondary College, Islamic College of Melbourne, MacKillop Catholic Regional College, Manor Lakes P-12 College, Point Cook Prep - Ye​ar 9 College, Suzanne Cory High School, Tarneit P-9 College, Tarneit Senior College, The Grange P-12 College, Wyndham Central Secondary College​​;
  • WynBay LLEN (Local Learning and Employment Network);
  • Deakin University;
  • LEADWest;
  • ​Victoria Polytechnic;
  • Wyndham City Council;

Wyndham Tech School designed by Gray Puksand 

Industry and Education Focus

The Wyndham Tech School will have an education focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) education aligned to industries that are predicted to experience strong economic and employment growth:

  • Health
  • Transport and logistics
  • Scientific and technical professional services
  • Construction.

 


For more information please contact:

Brenda Frisk
Director, Wyndham Tech School
Mob: 0418 378 609
brenda.frisk@vu.edu.au