Welcome to TOM Victoria

La Trobe University is proud to support Tournament of Minds Victoria Inc. as Learning Partner.

Welcome to the Victorian TOM Home Page for 2017

All Tournament for 2017 are now completed. Well done to all teams that presented to the Regional Finals around Victoria at our seven Tournaments; to the 53 teams competing at the Victorian Branch Final at La Trobe University in Sepember; and the eight teams competing at the Australasian Pacific Final held in Adelaide. 

Australasian Pacific Final Results

The Victorian Teams performed extremely well at the Australasian Pacific Final at Flinders University in Adelaide on 28th October 2017. All results can be found here. We had eight brilliant teams representing Victoria:

  • Huntingtower School Team 1 - Primary Science Technology   Honours 
  • St Paul’s Anglican Grammar Team 2 - Primary Engineering Mathematics
  • Fyans Park Primary School Team 3 - Primary Language Literature 
  • Yarraville West Primary School Team 2 - Primary Social Sciences   Honours 
  • McKinnon Secondary College Team 5 - Secondary Science Technology
  • Girton Grammar School Team 6 - Secondary Engineering Mathematics
  • Girton Grammar School Team 8 - Secondary Language Literature 
  • Girton Grammar School Team 7 - Secondary Social Sciences

Victorian Final Results

All teams will receive written feedback from the judges on both their Long Term Presentation and their Spontaneous Challenge. Victorian Final 2017 Results

Regional Tournament Results

All teams will receive written feedback from the judges on both their Long Term Presentation and their Spontaneous Challenge. Feedback will be mailed or emailed by your Regional Director in the next week or so.

Participation Certificates are available for download from the TOM Portal - just log in and download certificates. Certificates for Honours and First Placed teams will be mailed to your school shortly.

Winning schools will be advised either at the Regional Award Ceremony (if your region has one) or by phone by Monday 28th August. Results can be found by linking here.

Student Incursion Program

Based on the TOM principles of creative thinking and cooperative learning, TOM is offering six Student Incursion modules that can be run at your school to assist you and your students. Incursions can be booked now. Incursions can be booked as a one-off session or in any combination of sessions. Dates are limited, so book early. Download modules and how to book details here.

Resources

TOM provides other resources to assist you running the TOM Program at your school. This includes USBs or CDs containing past Challenges, an Introductory TOM DVD and the Resources for Team Facilitators handbook. These can be ordered through the Victorian Resource Order form .

More information

The Victorian Office is always there to assist and support you to implement the TOM program at your school. We endeavour to respond to you within 24 hours. The best method of contact is by email, as our office is not always attended during business hours. Our contact details are:

Mobile: 0435 326 465
Facebook Group: TOM Facilitators 2017 (for registered school facilitators only)