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PwC announces National Strategic Partnership with Little Scientists Australia.

Little Scientists Australia is excited and proud to announce that we have been chosen by PwC for a strategic relationship. As a not-for-profit organisation with the overarching objective of making high quality education accessible to all children we strongly identify with PwCs purpose ‘of building trust in society and solving important problems’.

‘We need better STEM content and skills development in the early years of education but it can be difficult to get support for spending because the economic payback doesn’t happen until the individual is through the education system and earning a wage. We’re working with Little Scientists to address the problem at the start’
PwC Managing Partner and STEM leader, Tony Peake.

Read the PwC News Release here:
PwC gives STEM a boost with Little Scientists & Teach for Australia

Little Scientists Project Advisory Group and Team 2016/2017

From left back row: Sissa Jonovski (Little Scientists/Marketing), Gillian Pratt (Project Advisory Group/Assistant Director, Early Learning & Languages Curriculum and Students with Disability Branch, Schooling Group, Australian Government Department of Education and Training), Prof. Hans-A. Bachor AM, (Project Advisory Group/Emeritus professor and Science Consultant), Jeremy Thorpe (Project Advisory Group/Partner PwC and Head of PwC’s NSW Government team), Heike Schneider (Little Scientists/Manager Network & Training), Olde Lorenzen (Project Advisory Group/ Managing Director FROEBEL Australia Limited
From left front row: Rebecca Jamieson (Little Scientists/Events), Sibylle Seidler (Little Scientists/Project Director), Leanne Gibbs (Project Advisory Group/Consultant Early Education and Public Policy),

Government funding announcement Feb 2016

For detailed information please read Media Release from Minister Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, click here.

Little Scientists on the ABC 7:30 Report

German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel met with FROEBEL Australia and Little Scientists in Sydney

Little Scientists and Froebel Australia Ltd had the wonderful opportunity to present our work in Australia to German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel on 17 November 2014 in Sydney. Thank you to Dr Angela Merkel for taking the time and to the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce for their support. Click here for our Press Release.

From left to right: Christine Schneyer, Little Scientists Project Manager, Olde Lorenzen, Managing Director FROEBEL Australia, Dr Angela Merkel, German Chancellor


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Enjoy the images from our first Conference in Australia. Together with our amazing early childhood educators and teachers we discovered that scientific exploration and STEM can be enjoyed by everyone using the Little Scientists Inquiry-Based Educational Approach. We were honored to listen two our inspiring Keynote SpeakersÖ Dr Kate Highfield and Marcus Veerman. Thank you to everyone that participated - you made it a success!!!

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Thank you to our amazing network partner, the Northern Territory Department for Education, for sharing their experiences at their Families as First Teachers conference. As you can see - Little Scientists forms a strong part of the educator's Early STEM learning journey! #EarlySTEM #littlescientists ... See MoreSee Less

The Families as First Teachers Program (FaFT) is so crucial because parents and families are children’s first and most important teachers. Yesterday, 85 educators from across the Territory took part in the 2017 FaFT Conference. It was a wonderful day, a great chance to share ideas and experiences - and most of all, a lot of fun!!! Being ready for day one of school is essential for kids’ later success. It shapes a child’s ability to thrive at school, stay healthy and be socially connected. The Territory Labor Government is expanding this program and have already opened five new sites in 2017, taking the total number to 32. However, there’s still plenty to do and we plan to have 38 FaFT programs operating in remote and urban sites by December 2017. Media Release: #FaFT #NTeducation #Kids

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The Countdown continues... only 2 weeks left until our SOLD OUT Little Scientists Conference lifts off! We can't wait!!!

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We are very excited to announce that our #LittleScientists Conference 2017 has now sold out!!!
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