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Calling Bendigo’s best and brightest

Calling Bendigo’s best and brightest

Posted: 16 Jul 2020

Rail Projects Victoria has partnered with Bendigo Tech School, the Bendigo Discovery Science & Technology Centre and the Goldfields Local Learning and Employment Network to develop the Regional Rail Revival Design Challenge 2050, a team-based competition for school students in the Bendigo region.

The RRR Design Challenge 2050 will give Bendigo-area students from Years 5 to 8 the chance to explore themes and ideas for the future of regional rail travel and help them to understand career opportunities in the rail industry.

Students will form teams, formulate design ideas for an innovation in the future of rail travel, and pitch them to a panel of rail experts, competing to win prizes for themselves and their schools.

The competition will see students engage with ideas about emerging technology, sustainability, communications and connectivity to envision the future of transport.

The pilot program aims to improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM) for students in the Bendigo region.

Find out more about Design Challenge 2050.

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