Baldivis Secondary College students find code to knowledge is just a click away


Alessandra Rodriguez, Oliver Hanisch, Matthew Houghton, teacher Timothy Hill, Mitchum Baker, Luke Maher and Kate Bridges.
Alessandra Rodriguez, Oliver Hanisch, Matthew Houghton, teacher Timothy Hill, Mitchum Baker, Luke Maher and Kate Bridges.

DESIGNED in conjunction with more than 300 students of Baldivis Secondary College, Australia’s first “Sustainability Treasure Hunt” was held at Baldivis Shopping Centre last week.

The students had taken part in sustainability programs co-ordinated by the shopping centre over the past 12 months. They learnt the importance of sustainable design and development.

With the help of modern technology, the students applied their new knowledge to create a new virtual education tool, which allowed customers to learn about environmentally friendly practices and how they could help the environment.

To use it, customers find and click on hidden QR codes around the shopping centre. That code will reveal a short video created by the students, which describes the sustainable practice and how it aids in preserving the environment.

Teacher Timothy Hill said students enjoyed creating the tool.

“Our students were inspired to learn about Stockland’s innovative vision to ‘shape thriving communities’ while reducing the negative impacts on the environment.

“The students were thoroughly engaged and able to consider some of the contemporary issues and future direction occurring within the industry.”