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Dr Alan Finkel visits YRTS
by David Beaumont - Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 12:10 PM

Dr Alan Finkel (Australia's Chief Scientist) visited YRTS on 30-Oct-2017, and saw Monbulk College students in action.

Read the full article on the Department of Education website.

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Mooroolbark College take on the High Tech Hospital Challenge
by David Beaumont - Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 12:33 PM

Throughout the Term, the Year 8 students will be spending a day the Yarra Ranges Tech School. Here they will be completing the first part of the High Tech Hospital Challenge; working with robots to create programs to assist children and their recovery.  8A, 8C and 8F have already attended, with each class coming up with unique programs with their robots. Students had a great experience and have already begun asking, ‘when do they get to go back’!

The original article can be found here.

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Mater Christi Tech School Experience
by David Beaumont - Thursday, 8 June 2017, 9:50 AM

Year 8 students from Mater Christi College, a Catholic Secondary schools for girls had the opportunity to partake in the Yarra Ranges Tech School program. Students undertook the High Tech Hospital Challenge where they were asked to program a humanoid or robotic puppy to assist children who were hospitalised.

For the full story visit Mater Christi Colleges website or their Facebook page.