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We are proud to share with you some special moments when early STEM education made waves. Read about public events and announcements involving Little Scientists and relevant media coverage of early STEM education.

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Little Scientists Thailand: 10 years

Early childhood educators, service managers and policy makers will be better positioned to tackle meaningful engagement with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the early childhood education space from today, following the release of a joint position statement from Charles Sturt University STEM Education Research Group and Little Scientists Australia.

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Joint Position Statement launch

Early childhood educators, service managers and policy makers will be better positioned to tackle meaningful engagement with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the early childhood education space from today, following the release of a joint position statement from Charles Sturt University STEM Education Research Group and Little Scientists Australia.

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New neighbour in the news

Perfect Beginnings Child Care Centre in Queensland has joined our community of Little Scientists Houses, a group of early childhood services committed to inquiry-based STEM learning.

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2020 Science Week grant recipient

We are very excited to announce that Little Scientists has been selected as a NSW National Science Week grant recipient. Little Scientists in partnership with the Smith Family, will present Early learning in STEM, a three-part live webinar series covering early STEM opportunities and the Little Scientists’ educational approach in inquiry-based learning.

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Conversation with Associate Professor Amy MacDonald, ECEC STEM researcher

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…

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Toyota announces grant recipients

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…

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Wrap-up of educator conference

This year saw the keynote given by Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, the globally recognised astrophysicist and Women in STEM ambassador. Followed with a set by much loved children’s music artist, Justine Clarke and the day was wrapped up with Dyson senior engineer and air purification expert, Tom Mogridge…

STEM inquiry: co-constructed environments for curious minds

STEM inquiry module on ECA learning hub

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…

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