Inspiring primary and secondary students to become the next generation of engineering and technical professionals. 

We believe that engineering and technical professions have a significant role to play in solving global challenges. We want to inspire the next generation of professionals. Our School Outreach and Regioneering programs do just that.

What is school outreach?

Ambassador Rob Snelling writes about the school outreach program and its impacts on trainers and students. 

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School outreach: The facts

Get all the information you need regarding the School Outreach and Regioneering program.

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Watch: School outreach in action

A three-minute insight into the School Outreach and Regioneering program, this trip headed to the Torres Strait.

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WAtch: Join as a volunteer

School Outreach is delivered by Uni students trained by EWB, helping them develop their personal and professional skills.

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READ: inspiring new stem leaders

We headed to the Torres Straight to inspire a new generation of students to consider STEM careers. By Jeff McAllister.

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The EWB School Outreach program sends teams of trained EWB volunteers into schools to run creative, hands-on workshops designed to open young people’s minds to the challenges facing developing countries. They also highlight inspiring career options available to engineers and technical professionals and the power of humanitarian engineering to create positive change.


Core School Outreach Modules include: 

  • Renewable Energy Workshop - how EWB bring's light to marginalised communities.
  • Water Filtration Workshops - how we create clean water systems, based on our work in Cambodia. 
  • Appropriate Housing Workshops - how to create appropriate and sustainable housing in developing countries. 
  • Prosthetic Limb building workshop - use basic materials to change someone's life.  
  • Coding for Development module,  teaching how to code disaster warning systems in developing countries. 
  • The program targets primary and secondary school students, particularly those from Indigenous, female or low socio-economic backgrounds, and is delivered by university students (usually engineering students).


View module links to the Australian National Curriculum

It also offers university student volunteers a wonderful opportunity to develop skills in leadership, public speaking, and community engagement.

To request a workshop, choose your state:

Victoria    New South Wales   Queensland     South Australia    Western Australia   




To find out more
Contact Anna Cain
Volunteer Outreach Lead
via email or on +61 3 8582 1866


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