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Year 7 students start learning programming

10 March 2018

“Leongatha Secondary College Year 7 students are starting to learn programming using Sphero robots. Programming is now part of both the Mathematics and Digital Technologies Victorian…

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LittleBits Technology Kits

2 February 2018

In partnership with South Gippsland Trade Skills Alliance, SGBCLLEN has been providing access  to  LittleBits  Kits  to  several  schools  including Leongatha, Foster and Korumburra Primary Schools. This initiative is part of a broader program to encourage students interest n digital learning technologies and electronics. Littlebits technology kits are composed of electronic building blocks that are color coded,  magnetic  and  make  complex  technology  simple and fun. Together they’re interchangeable in millions of different ways to empower kids to invent anything – from an alarm, to a  wireless robot, to digital instruments.   A pilot program was run at Korumburra Primary school where students were introduced to circuits and presented with design challenges. At Foster Primary School the kits were used for a lunchtime Robotics Class on Wednesdays and Fridays. Feedback…

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Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Camp by Samara – Wonthaggi Secondary College Student

20 December 2017

I found this 3 day camp to Melbourne Uni to be really beneficial as I got to meet new people, interact with new schools, learn…

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EWB High School Innovation Challenge 2017

7 December 2017

SGBCLLEN recently supported Korumburra Secondary College and Wonthaggi Secondary College to participate in this year’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) High School Innovation Challenge on 29…

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KISOC Professional Development 2 Day Workshop

2 November 2017

SGBCLLEN in partnership with SGTSA arranged for 19 staff from 8 different schools across South Gippsland and Bass Coast to attend a 2 day PD…

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STEM Sisters Project Launch

19 October 2017

The STEM Sisters project was launched on Friday 13th October at AGL Energy in Traralgon. It was attended by 140 year 9 students from 20 different schools…

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