Westernport Water School Industry Partnership

11 September 2018

Another exciting school industry partnership is underway as we bring together Newhaven College and Westernport Water Bass Coast. The program being developed will engage Newhaven STEM Sisters students to…

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STEM Learning at Fish Creek

29 August 2018

SGBCLLEN are currently loaning our LittleBits Kits STEM resources to Fish Creek & District Primary School. Friday mornings at Fish Creek & District Primary School are dedicated…

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BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge

22 June 2018

Leongatha Secondary College, Korumburra Secondary College and MacKillop Catholic Regional College STEM Sisters participants have participated in the first Regional BrainSTEM Challenge. This year is the first time it has gone…

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Year 9 students program robots

6 June 2018

Our set of 12 Sphero robot balls are currently on loan to Korumburra Secondary College and are being utilised by Year 9 students. Sphero’s are teaching young people 21st…

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Students engage in Seal Research

29 May 2018

SGBCLLEN has brokered an exciting school industry partnership with Phillip Island Nature Parks. Schools will work with the Nature Parks on a research project which…

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Students 3D print gliders

15 May 2018

Korumburra Secondary College Year 9 students have been onsite utilising the 3D printing lab for their robotics class. Students have been working on a project in…

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STEM Sisters Project Launch

15 March 2018

The STEM Sisters Project Launch for South Gippsland Bass Coast was held yesterday in Wonthaggi. 22 year 10 girls representing 5 secondary schools in the region were…

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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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