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.

Lisa Harvey-Smith, Justine Clarke and Little Scientists team

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…

Happy Nkhonya

Meet 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…

Peggy Kessner

A STEM exchange: 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…

Children and early-childcare teacher

Little scientists encouraged at Encounter

Encounter Lutheran College’s Early Learning Centre coordinator Celeste Torok, is proud that the centre has become a Little Scientists House. Children attending Little Scientists Houses participate in innovative STEM activities, and are encouraged to have fun and explore different topics with their educators…

Clare O'Neil MP

Little Scientists Award: Parliament mention

Clare O’Neil MP makes a speech referencing the exceptional learning experiences and educators at Monash Vale Early Learning Centre. She talks about the Little Scientists Early STEM Award and integration of STEM learning at Monash Vale Early Learning Centre…

Children with teacher

Malangenna: People’s choice winner

Malangenna Children’s Centre has won the people’s choice award for the Little Scientists STEM competition. Miss Goss said it was great to know that the community had voted for them on a national scale…

Beechboro - class with teachers

Small scientists win big

AN investigation of water earnt little scientists at Beechboro Christian School a state award. The hands-on approach in the project encouraged the children to engage in sensory experiences which cater so well for young children’s learning…

St Thomas preschool accepting Little Scientist book pack

St Thomas wins Little Scientists Award

WHEN little Leila found a chrysalis on her grandparents’ farm and took it to preschool, she sparked an award-winning project on butterflies. Yesterday the project won top prize for SA Little Scientists Early STEM Award…

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