It has been predicted that the average young person will have 17 different jobs across…
It has been predicted that the average young person will have 17 different jobs across five different industries throughout their lifetime. This is an astonishing statistic considering most of us have grown up with the expectation of only working 1 – 2 occupations throughout our entire career.
The School’s Enterprise Academy was awash with activity on Tuesday 23 May when our Year 4 budding entrepreneurs showcased their latest business ventures at a Club Kidpreneur Market run through the Academy. There were some incredible products on display – all skilfully designed, constructed and promoted by the Junior Enterprise teams.
As the use of technology continues to evolve and expand at a rapid rate, today’s Mentone Girls’ Grammar students are looking beyond the classroom to learn the skills needed in a changing world.
Members of the Senior Enterprise Group were given a close up look at some of those skills when they attended a number of workshops with special guest speaker, Meirav Dulberg, the Founder and Director of Webby Web Design.
Six students now have their sights firmly set on the World Championships in the USA after their team won the Asia-PAC FIRST® Robotics Competition held in Sydney last weekend, 17 –19 March.
Year 9 and 10 students, Eloise Grant, Josie Symons, Wangshu Ma, Natasha and Michelle Fisher and Elle Haryanto were part of the winning group ‘Robocats’, sponsored by Swinburne University’s Innovation Precinct, that beat 38 other robotic teams across Australia.