• Three pillars of building a culture of innovation

    Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin     |      November 23, 2016

    At the recent GAP Summit Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin, Founder and CEO of BlueChilli, explained how a bold national vision could inspire the young astronauts and entrepreneurs of the future.

  • What is education for?

    Karen Szydlik     |      November 14, 2016

    Can we in Australia do more for our youngest? Karen Szydlik introduces an educational project that considers young children as citizens with rights in the present and schools as places for democratic life.

  • Little Scientists: Igniting curious minds

    Heike Schneider     |      November 9, 2016

    Information overload, virtual reality and other rapid global changes influence our children’s learning and development. Heike Schneider from Little Scientists explains why inquiry-based STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) in the Early Childhood Education Sector is so important.

  • An integrated approach to early childhood education

    Sandie Wong     |      November 4, 2016

    Early childhood expert Dr Sandie Wong explains why we need a more cohesive and consistent system to support children and families in the early years. 

  • High quality early education: two years are better than one

    Dr Stacey Fox     |      November 2, 2016

    A world class education system is the key to the future, but so far Australia’s children do not start school on an equal footing. Dr Stacey Fox from the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University says it’s time for Australia to catch up with the rest of the world and provide universal access to high quality preschool.