Secondary school activities
Information on IT activities for high school students is available on the Melbourne School of Engineering website:
Computer Science for High School (CS4HS)
This is an initiative sponsored by Google to promote Computer Science and Computational Thinking in the secondary curriculum.
CodeMasters computer programming competition
A competition where students are challenged to solve problems using design and computer programming. There are two levels: junior (years 7–9) and senior (years 10–12).
Girl Power in Engineering & IT
A program for female year 9–12 students. It begins with an on-campus camp and offers mentoring, hands on activities, and work experience. For girls with an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Hands On Engineering & IT
A one day workshops offering year 10 students with an interest in mathematics, science and technology the opportunity to visit campus and learn about the different concepts and issues in technology and engineering through interactive activities.
NCSS Summer School
The National Computer Science School (NCSS) is a ten-day summer school that brings together talented young people from around Australia for an intensive course of computer programming and website development at university.
Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G)
A series of workshops introducing Year 9 girls to computer programming with ‘ALICE’. Teams are put to the challenge in a PC4G Finale.
Dr Greg Wadley
Telephone: +61 3 8344 1586