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The Victorian Space Science Education Centre (VSSEC) is a specialist STEM learning facility, one of six established by the Victorian State Government. Since its official opening in 2006, VSSEC has used the context of space to enhance the learning experiences in Mathematics, Science, Technology and Engineering for both teachers and students.
VSSEC is located in the grounds of Strathmore Secondary College. The spiral galaxy shaped building provides a stimulating environment which encourages students to be fully engaged in problem-solving and scenario-based learning.
The science sessions were fantastic. Big cheers for your educators, Sophie, Hannah and Chris. Read MoreWilmot Road Primary School, Shepparton
Coming to VSSEC for Unit 2 & Unit 4 Chemistry Program was an extremely useful exercise and I know it is going to help my students with their end of year exam. Thanks also for the results. Read MoreSomerville Secondary College
Our students enjoyed their time at the VSSEC lab. It was definitely a valuable experience. Read MoreVCE/VET – Westall
The students gave the visit to VSSEC a 5-star rating. One child said it was 100 out of 10!! My students were overwhelmed with the experience and they articulated that it surpassed any of their expectations. Can't say I've ever had kids speak about an excursion like this before. Read MoreTaylor’s Lakes Campus, Overnewton Anglican Community College
I want to thank the team for a well-run program yesterday. The education officer's knowledge of the program and communication with our students was of a very high standard. A Program is only as good as the educators presenting. See you next year. Read MoreKingswood College
The students had such a wonderful time and the learning experience was fantastic. The presenters were really knowledgeable, friendly and approachable as well. I will definitely be bringing another group of students when the opportunity arises. Thanks so much for being flexible with the program as well. On behalf of… Read MoreBroadford Secondary College
Part of VSSEC’s charter is to be a centre of excellence and to develop and maintain close links with government, industry, universities and international organizations. Since its inception, VSSEC has been true to this commitment. In the absence of an Australian Space Agency, the Centre has formed strong international connections.
Backed by JAXA, APRSAF is a combination of space agencies from around the Pacific. Its Space Education Working Group fosters student learning and runs an annual conference....