We are looking to create a bit of “White Night” in Epping through the Tech School. The building itself has some great surfaces for a projection canvas and we are looking to light it up for the opening. In collaboration with our partners ACMI, this event took students from Thomastown Secondary College into Studio 2 of ACMI to have a hands on workshop creating animations to be projected at the opening event.
This production engaged five students from Whittlesea Secondary College were able to to explore music composition using a range of recording, sequencing and performance devices. The music students developed an understanding of electronic instruments and how sound is generated through oscillators and shaped through filters and modulation.
The Launch of Techfest took place at the National Gallery of Victoria. Students from Mill Park Secondary College were able to participate in the day’s activities.
The Minister for Education James Merlino joined Tech School students for the launch of Tech Fest and embarked on the Melbourne Design Week Challenge ‘e-waste evolution’.
We are pleased to introduce the new co-directors of the Whittlsea Tech School. At the begining of February Dr Sandra McKechnie and Dr Stefan Schutt joined us in sharing the role of Whittlesea Directors. Together they have an impressive skill set and hold a passion for creating opportunities for young people. (more…)