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The Toyota Community Trust is funding professional development workshops to upskill 150 early childhood educators and teachers with inquiry-based STEM in Melbourne’s west.

Applications are open for early childhood professionals who want to have the knowledge and skills to lead STEM activities in their daily work with the children in their care.

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Little Scientists - Early Stem Award 2018 - Apply now

The Little Scientists 2018 Early STEM Award is open for all Early Childhood Education and Care Services in Australia.

Are you enthusiastic about STEM and inquiry-based learning and love exploring Scientific phenomena with the children in your service?

Then the Little Scientists Early STEM Award is for you!

Tell us about your latest STEM Child-led project and have the chance to win some of our amazing prize packages!

The Little Scientist Early STEM Award is open for all Early Childhood Services in Australia to apply and tell us your story of  how you implement Inquiry-based STEM in their service with children aged 3- 6 years old.


SOLD OUT! A one day event aimed at early childhood educators and teachers working with children aged 3-6 years old. Together we discover that everyone can have fun with scientific exploration and STEM using everyday affordable and recycled materials.

DATE: Tue. 26 September 2017
TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST
LOCATION: Abbotsford Convent, 1 Saint Heliers Street, Melbourne, VIC 3067   |  VIEW MAP

In an action-packed day, we will:

  • Find out how everyone can nurture young children’s passion for scientific exploration.
  • Discover how STEM subjects are joyful and child-led.
  • Listen to our inspiring keynote speakers Dr Kate Highfield and Marcus Veerman.
  • Engage in our exciting hands-on workshops that are linked to inquiry-based learning and early educational concepts.
  • Spend the day with like-minded professionals exploring and having fun.

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Educhange Week 2017

Our one day Little Scientists Conference 2017 is held in connection to the Educhange Week. Little Scientists Australia is a partner of, and exhibitor at the education festival Educhange Week (25th-29th Sept) and the two day flagship conference event EC17 (27th-28th Sept) held at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne.

In addition to our Little Scientist Conference, we are attending EC17 with our own Little Scientists exhibition stand and look forward to meeting and engaging with you.

If you are interested in attending the Educhange Week and/or EC17 you can buy an all-access pass tickets for the entire week or a two-day EC17 ticket covering a variety of events. Visit Educhange for more information and to buy your Educhange Week and/or EC17 ticket.

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