Category: Innovation and Learning

Today’s employers are crying out for graduates with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills. However, research (and experience) shows that if boys don’t understand the practical application of what they are learning in the classroom – and don’t get the chance to get hands-on with this application – STEM can easily be dismissed as […]

Theory came to life when 21 boys and their teacher Anthony Keane recently visited a construction site of The Fawkner at 499 St Kilda Road, a large office block being converted into modern apartments. The excursion gave the boys a realistic understanding of engineers work in the real world. The boys were guided around the […]

Boys working on computers

A key component of the VCE Unit 1&2 Information Technology course requires boys to develop a solution for a ‘real life’ business problem. Three mates, Ben Tegoni, Nick Parsons and Max Bowyer, all in Year 10, who have been friends since their days at Brighton Primary School, worked together to build a timetable widget for BGS. […]