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Wyndham Tech School complements and extends the curriculum of our partner schools. It acts as a hub to engage students and the community in project-based activities using technology and processes inspired by our local industry, including Health, Transport and Logistics, Professional Services, Agriculture, Building and Construction.

Over 24,500 students from 34 secondary schools across Wyndham and Hobsons Bay are invited to undertake STEM programs, interact with advanced technologies and attend industry events each year.

Our talented team will work collaboratively with our partner schools to complement and extend curriculum.

Gail Bray

Director​

Gail’s career began in the corporate training sector, working in energy, telecommunications and manufacturing before transitioning to Vocational Education and Training.  Previous roles include the creation of the Textile and Fashion Hub at BKI and more recently leading the creation of the digital division of VU Polytechnic that includes the Sunshine Skills Hub, Cybersecurity Training Centre and IT teaching team.

Lynne Telfer

Curriculum Coordinator

Lynne's passion for 21stC teaching and technology spilled beyond the traditional classroom into a world of innovation working in virtual reality, augmented reality, game development and other emerging technologies for the benefit of her students and peers. Lynne is a Minecraft Global Mentor and International Speaker, her lessons and resources are available on the official Minecraft website. Her work was published by the Victorian Government and distributed to all public schools in Victoria in 2018.

Kendal Fairweather

Program Facilitator

Kendal loves getting hands-on with materials and tech, using them in fun and unexpected ways. Kendal holds a Masters in Science Communication – Outreach, and has extensive experience designing and delivering school programs, teacher professional learning and community events. She has spent time facilitating curriculum-aligned workshops in Questacon’s makerspace. She toured regional and remote Australia to support community connection with STEM, and in a previous career as Environmental researcher.

Dianne Herft

Digital and Admin Officer

After growing up and travelling extensively in Africa and Asia, Dianne commenced her career through the Master of Design Science (Digital Media) from the University of Sydney giving her broad exposure to the world of digital media and all that it entails. Dianne also brings in her experience from working in mobile games development as a 3D texture artist and the education sector for several years. Dianne has ample experience dealing with putting together design elements and customers face to face.

Julie Duncan

Operational Manager

Julie has extensive experience in General Management, Operations and Human Capital leadership roles in Professional Services, Hospitality and Healthcare. Julie's specialisation is early careers and development of skills to navigate the constantly evolving future of work. Previous leadership roles in human resources, employer branding, expatriate management and talent management.

Ifradh Imthiyas

Program Facilitator & Industry Specialist

Ifradh is a passionate robotics and mechatronics engineer and you can usually find him engineering simple solutions to complicated problems. Ifradh has worked on multiple industry level projects such as building full size Formula SAE (F1) electric race cars, unmanned marine rescue vehicle development, app development. Projects with focus on automation, medical, hospitality, disability and education. Ifradh was also awarded as the Swinburne Emerging Leader for the year 2017.

Benjamin Davies

Program Facilitator

Ben has followed an elaborate career path to find himself at Wyndham Tech School. He holds degrees in both Design Photography and Computer Science, as well as an Advanced Diploma in Artisan Baking, and is currently studying a Master of Teaching (Secondary), specialising in Art and Visual Communication Design. He has worked in a variety of roles across the fields of design, marketing, communications, photography, information systems and commercial baking. Ben loves confronting big issues and uses design thinking to develop solutions.

The Tech School Committee provides advice to VU in relation to the strategic vision of the Tech School.

John Dainutis

Executive Director,
Western Melbourne DET

Dianne Semmens

Pro Vice-Chancellor,

Victoria University Polytechnic

Judy Maguire

Senior Education Improvement Leader (SEIL),

DET

Nicole Di Corelto

Manager, Operations and Initiatives,
DET

Dallian D’Cruz

CEO,

WynBay LLEN

Sundram Moodley

Assistant Principal,

Featherbrook P-9

Craig Holmes

Principal,

Thomas Carr

Grant Dreher

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 

Victoria University Polytechnic

Helen Hobley

Senior Education Improvement Leader (SEIL),

DET

Brent Richards

Executive Principal | Leadership Partner, 

DET

Daryl Wilson

Manager Economic Development, 

Wyndham City Council

Leanne Halge-Gagatsis

Principal,

Wyndham Central College

Andrew Harnett

Principal,

Bayside P-12

Jennifer Rebeiro

CIO,

City West Water

The Tech School is currently partnered with 34 secondary 

schools within the Wyndham

and Hobsons Bay area.

Alamanda College

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Al-Taqwa 

College

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Altona College

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Baden Powell College

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Bayside P-12 College

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Carranballac P-9 College

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Emmanuel

College

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Featherbrook College

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Good News Lutheran College

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Heathdale Christian College

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Hoppers Crossing Secondary College

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Islamic College of Melbourne

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Jennings Street School

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Laverton College
P-12

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Mackillop Catholic 

Werribee

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Manor Lakes P-12 College

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Mount St Joseph Girls' College

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Point Cook P-9

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Point Cook Senior Secondary College

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SEDA College Vic

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Suzanne Cory High School

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Tarneit P-9 College

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Tarneit Senior College

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The Grange P-12 College

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Thomas Carr College

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Truganina P-9 College

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Warringa Park

School

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Werribee Secondary College

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Westbourne 

Grammar School

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Western Autistic School

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Western English Language School

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Wyndham Central College

Wyndham Tech School
Victoria University
Werribee Campus
Building 14, Gate 2
via Hoppers Lane, Werribee
wyndham.tech@vu.edu.au
+61 3 9919 1996
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