Ashdale Secondary College
Oct
23
9:00 AM09:00

Ashdale Secondary College

We are looking forward to our next Techtrails STEM & Future Skills School Incursion on Wednesday the 23 of October at Ashdale Secondary College

iOS Developer and Actress Lyndsey Scott joins us from the USA as our keynote speaker, with a special introduction by US Consul General David J. Gainer. The students will then hear from a range of guest speakers on topics from rescue dogs, to planetary geophysics, educational gaming and more.

Our speakers for the day include:

Our amazing speaker line-up

Our amazing speaker line-up

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Aug
2
8:30 AM08:30

Rockingham Senior High School

Our next Techtrails STEM & Future Skills incursion in planned for Friday 2 August 2019. We will be visiting Rockingham Senior High School. The school’s vision is to ensure students are able to access opportunity in a culture of unity while value adding to our local community.

Further details about STEM Role Models participating in this incursion will be released soon. If you are interested in taking part or having a similar incursion attend your school, please reach out to us.

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May
31
8:00 AM08:00

Perth Modern Techtrails Incursion

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Just one of our fabulous line up of industry presenters! Thank you all for your time and enthusiasm!

Just one of our fabulous line up of industry presenters! Thank you all for your time and enthusiasm!

On 31 May 2019 we will be bringing our Techtrails STEM and Future Skills Program to Perth Modern School. We will be showcasing 8 industry role models who will share their experience in diverse STEM fields to over 100 year 9 students.

Thank you to:

  • Colleen Wright, Founder of Robot Buddies

  • Emmaline Yearsley, Engagement Officer at Western Australian Museum

  • Alex Bennett, Software Developer, Kinetic IT

  • Erin Magee, Project Coordinator, Kinetic IT

  • Annette Furie, Horizon Petroleum Engineer, Gorgon CO2 Injection Project, Chevron

  • Dr Sam Lodge, NMR Manager, Australian National Phenome Centre, Murdoch University

  • Pia Turcinov, Chair of WITWA and Kay Hargreaves, Managing Director of Colleagues Matrix will be showcasing the Techtrails Career Wheel Activity to students attending the incursion.

If this sounds like something you would like to volunteer for and perhaps have your school enjoy, simply reach out to us at [email protected] We are always happy to chat and explore how we can collaborate with STEM professionals, industry and educators.

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Apr
5
8:30 AM08:30

Kelmscott Senior High School

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Another exciting line-up of STEM role models showcasing their “squiggly career line”….

Another exciting line-up of STEM role models showcasing their “squiggly career line”….

On Friday 4th April we visited Kelmscott Senior High School and showcased our group of dynamic STEM role models to over 100 year 9 students. Our thanks to:

  • Dr Elaine Holmes, a Premier’s Fellow in Molecular Phenomics at Murdoch University

  • Cherish McNamara, 2nd Lieutenant., US Air Force (USAF) and International Defence and Aerospace Trainer

  • Blossom Washington, Graduate Business Analyst, Bankwest

  • Lauren Junior, Cyber Security Governance and Compliance Specialist, Bankwest

  • Leanne McKenzie, Director, Drones2

  • Gynneth Pohl, Objects Conservator, WA Museum

  • Kay Hargreaves, Managing Director, Colleagues Matrix

  • Pia Turcinov, Chair of Women in Technology WA

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Dec
5
8:00 AM08:00

Shenton College Techtrails

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Techtrails Program for Shenton College

Techtrails Program for Shenton College

On 5 December we will be delivering our final Techtrails STEM incursion for the year, visiting Shenton College. Our lineup of wonderful STEM role models include:

  • Professor Lyn Beazley

  • Alice McCullagh, Software Engineer at Readify

  • Divya Dayalmurthy, Cybersecurity Lead at Arc Infrastructure

  • Sebastian Henn, Software Developer and consultant at Thoughtworks

  • Annette Fourie, Lead Geologist, Gorgon CO2 Injection Project, Chevron Project

  • Dipen Paun, Security Analyst at Kinetic IT

  • Eric Magee, Project Coordinator at Kinetic IT

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Nov
22
8:00 AM08:00

Manjimup Senior High School: Techtrails heads South

We are thrilled to be visiting Manjimup Senior High School later this year to deliver a regional Techtrails STEM and Future Skills incursion to 100+ year 9 students. 

Plans are currently underway to showcase 8 STEM and Innovation industry role models to the students over the course of the day, with the aim to inspire, demystify and enable students to better visualise what a future using STEM skills may look like for each of them. The program has been specifically designed to generate passion, excitement and interest in technology and science-based careers to motivate secondary students to explore and pursue related study and career opportunities.

We are currently still seeking expressions of interest from STEM role models who may wish to take part in the incursion. For further information please reach out to Kay Hargreaves at [email protected] or Chailee Richards at [email protected]

We would like to make special mention of our regional sponsors who are collaborating with us to bring Techtrails to the South West in 2018:

Hon. Terry Redman MLA Member for Warren-Blackwood

Hon. Terry Redman MLA
Member for Warren-Blackwood

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Jul
27
8:00 AM08:00

Woodvale Secondary College

This Techtrails STEM & Future Skills Incursion is scheduled for Friday 27 July 2018 at Woodvale Secondary College in Western Australia.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from local STEM professionals, industry experts and entrepreneurs wishing to share their stories and experiences.

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Jun
22
8:00 AM08:00

Fremantle College

This Techtrails STEM & Future Skills Incursion is scheduled for Friday 22 June 2018 at Fremantle College in Western Australia. We have lined up a fabulous group of local STEM professionals, industry experts and entrepreneurs willing to share their stories and experiences for this event. Curious who we are bringing to visit? Take a look at our Fremantle College STEM & Future Skills Program Handbook.  Perhaps you would like to be part of a future Techtrail? Reach out and get in touch. We promise it will be fun!

 

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Apr
6
8:00 AM08:00

Duncraig Senior High School

This Techtrails STEM & Future Skills Incursion is scheduled for Monday 2 April 2018 at  Duncraig Senior High School in Western Australia. We are currently seeking final expressions of interest from local STEM professionals, industry experts and entrepreneurs wishing to share their stories and experiences for this event.

We are delighted to have the following wonderful organisations involved in this event: 

  • Kohen Grogan - Yappy Group
  • Sarah Beecroft - Harry Perkin Institute for Medical Researl
  • Terry Rankine - Kinetic IT
  • Barbara Cook - Bankwest
  • Para Kelly - Thoughtworks
  • Nelke van de Ven - Shell Australia
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Mar
8
8:00 AM08:00

Techtrails Future Skills @Girraween SHS

Our first Techtrails STEM & Future Skills Incursion is scheduled for Thursday 8 March 2018 at Girrawheen Senior High School in Western Australia. We are currently seeking expressions of interest from local STEM professionals, industry experts and entrepreneurs wishing to share their stories and experiences in any of the following fields:

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  • Medical Technologies
  • Food Technologies
  • New energy technologies
  • Computer Programming
  • Augmented and virtual reality
  • Drone technologies
  • Web & App Design
  • Bio Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Food technology and Agriculture
  • Big Data 
  • Cybersecurity & Cyberterrorism
  • The Internet of Things
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Future retail technologies

 

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Oct
17
8:30 AM08:30

Belridge Secondary College & Ocean Reef High Schools combined

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Our October techtrails STEM incursion for 2017 is scheduled for 17 October at Ocean Reef SHS and is catering to 100 Ocean Reef SHS Year 9 students and 100 visiting Year 9 students from Belridge College. For this incursion we have another fantastic and inspirational group of STEM professionals, industry experts and entrepreneurs lined up to meet the students and share their stories and experiences including:

Lakshini Weerasekera, Harry Perkin Institute for Medical Research
Alex Hickling, WA Museum
Patrick Chalkley, Thoughtworks
Hilary Goh, Mine Vision Systems
Kirsten Flint, Scitech
Jessica Kemp, Shell Australia
Ellie Sansom, Desert Fireball Network
Trevor Dunstan, Kinetic IT

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Aug
23
8:30 AM08:30

Warnbro Community High School

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Our August techtrails STEM incursion for 2017 is scheduled for 23 August at Warnbro Community High School, Western Australia. The school is situated 50 kilometres south of Perth and services the beach-side suburbs of Warnbro and Port Kennedy. For this incursion we have another fantastic and inspirational group of STEM professionals, industry experts and entrepreneurs lined up to meet the students and share their stories and experiences. We are expecting some 160+ students to take part on the day.

Some of our featured STEM presenters include:

  • Oliver Gomez, Western Australian Museum
  • Marcel Wolfe, Kinetic IT
  • Blossom Washington, BankWest
  • Sharon Seah, Shell Australia
  • Megan Pusey, Scitech
  • Darren Lomman, Bloom WA.....and more

 

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Mar
2
8:30 AM08:30

techtrails @ Ashdale Secondary College

The next techtrails STEM incursion is scheduled for Thursday 2 March 2017 at Ashdale Secondary College in Darch, Western Australia. We are currently seeking expressions of interest from local STEM professionals, industry experts and entrepreneurs wishing to share their stories and experiences in any of the following fields:

  • Medical Technologies
  • Food Technologies
  • New energy technologies
  • Computer Programming
  • Augmented and virtual reality
  • Drone technologies
  • Web & App Design
  • Bio Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Food technology and Agriculture
  • Big Data
  • Cybersecurity & Cyberterrorism
  • The Internet of Things
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Future retail technologies
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