Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

Disaster Survival ( A group of fantastic Year 7 students decided they would like to design and build a game together and enter into the Australian STEM Video Game challenge showing Agency in Learning. The theme for 2023 was “Construction and Destruction”. They were entered […]

Year 9 DigiSTEM excursion

On Wednesday 2 August two of our Year 9 DigiSTEM classes attended Geelong Tech School to print their 3D designs. The design brief specified a container and a lid not larger than a Rubik’s cube. Students’ solutions came in all shapes and sizes, including boxes, […]

Tech Leaders AI training day

The 2023 Tech Leaders underwent training in AI, to better understand how it is changing our world. A generative chat AI that they used was This requires no sign in and can support students in personalised learning. Here is what some of our students […]

Years 7 & 8 ICT Champions DreamHack Excursion

Last month, the Year 7 & 8 ICT Champions went to the DreamHack Event Melbourne. The event was attended by over 21,000 attendees and included many guest speakers, displays, activities and games. One guest presenter spoke about their time as a streamer on Twitch / […]

Arcade Game Competition

Last month an Arcade Game Competition was held at Clonard. Open to all Year levels, the competition encouraged students to use their coding and game skills to develop their own arcade game. The following students were commended for their outstanding entries, and each received a […]

Appropriate Use of College Computers and Social Media

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have become an integral part of people’s lives at school, work and home. There are positive outcomes to the use of ICT/Internet for teaching and learning, but there are also risks associated. While maximising ICT’s potential for improving teaching and […]

The Last Mile – Year 9 DigiSTEM

This term in a new joint project with Geelong Tech School and industry partner Ford, Year 9 DigiSTEM students designed smart mobility vehicles for city travel. Their brief from Ford was to design a lightweight vehicle to allow commuters to navigate the “last mile” between […]

Keeping Safe Online

On Tuesday 3 May in the Kildare Theatre, Leading Senior Constable, Robbie Noggler came to talk to the Year 7 Clonard students about cyber safety and what is safe and what is not. Robbie helped all the Year 7’s gain a better understanding about how […]

Year 8 Digitech Excursion

On Tuesday 1 March, four classes of year 8 Digitech students visited the Geelong Tech School to play and create with the latest cutting edge technology. The four full-day electives were: Check Mate – Design your own chess piece using 3D CAD software and then […]