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Toyota announces latest grant recipients

Posted on September 30th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media, Little Scientists news

Boy holding a Little Scientists House plaque

Little Scientists Australia delivers a national STEM professional development program for early childhood educators and teachers working with children aged 3-6 years and has done great work as a previous grant recipient. Using Toyota funding, Little Scientists Australia will deliver workshops on STEM for educators working with young children in Wyndham and in a regional area…

Sonic Boom Gallery : Day 2 – workshops

Posted on September 2nd, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

Educators constructing with balloons, strings and leaves

Workshop images from day 2 of the Sonic Boom Early STEM conference…

Sonic Boom Gallery : Breakout sessions

Posted on August 29th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

Educators exploring loose parts in professional identity activity

Images from Sonic Boom breakout sessions including Unlocking the wonders of STEM, How to make STEM explorations sustainable and practical, Introducing STEM projects with Little Scientists accreditation and How Little Scientists aligns with EYLF and NQS…

Sonic Boom Gallery : Lisa Harvey-Smith

Posted on August 29th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

Lisa Harvey-Smith speaking

Lisa is the Australian Government’s Women in STEM Ambassador and a Professor of Practice in Science Communications at UNSW Sydney. An award-winning astronomer with research interests in the birth and death of stars and supermassive black holes, she previously worked on the mega-telescope project The Square Kilometre Array – a continent-spanning next-generation radio telescope that will survey billions of years of cosmic history…

Sonic Boom Gallery : Justine Clarke

Posted on August 29th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

Justine Clarke singing and playing ukulele

Justine is a gifted Australian entertainer with a highly accomplished career as both a stage and screen actor, as well as a best-selling musician and author. As an actor, she is known for her roles in iconic productions like Look Both Ways, Blue Dog, Maya the Bee, The Time of Our Lives, Home and Away, Muriel’s Wedding The Musical, and Hedda Gabler. Most notably, she has been a mainstay of Play School for 20 years. Host of the high-rotation ABC Kids program The Justine Clarke Show! Justine is also a chart-busting children’s music artist with platinum and gold-selling albums, two ARIA awards and multiple sell-out national tours…

STEM inquiry module on ECA learning hub

Posted on July 29th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

STEM inquiry: co-constructed environments for curious minds

The online learning module ‘STEM inquiry: Co-constructed environments for curious minds’ has been developed in partnership with Early Childhood Australia (ECA) and is now available on the ECA Learning Hub platform…

Meet Happy Nkhonya

Posted on April 4th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

Happy Nkhonya

Happy Nkhonya is a scholarship recipient at Macquarie University, Department of Educational studies where he is studying for a Master’s degree in Early Childhood. Happy, is planning to be the first educator to implement STEM programming into early childhood education on his return to Malawi…

Interview with educator Peggy Kessner

Posted on March 4th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

Peggy Kessner

We were lucky to be able to tap into a fountain of knowledge with nature pedagogue, digital educator and special advisor for inquiry-based learning, Peggy Kessner from the Foundation “Haus der kleinen Forscher” in Germany, who visited us in Sydney in February…

Strategic Partnership with PwC

Posted on September 19th, 2017 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

Pre-school children engaged in STEM activity

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’…

Project Advisory Group & Team

Posted on April 19th, 2017 in the category(s) Little Scientists news

Little Scientists Project Advisory Group and Team

The Little Scientists Project Advisory Group and Team members…

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