Early Start

Scholarships now available: Centre for the Digital Child based at Early Start

November 16, 2021

The UOW node for the Digital Child Australia are offering four PhD scholarships.

Early Start Discovery Space are seeking parents for focus group

November 2, 2021

Have you visited the Early Start Discovery Space at least 3 times in the past 18 months?

A practical approach to dealing with anxiety in children

October 19, 2021

Mark Donovan – clinical psychologist and clinic director at UOW Northfields Psychology Clinic at Early Start – talks us through the Step Ladder approach of dealing with anxiety in children.

Early Start and Science Space school holiday programs

September 14, 2021

Keep the kids entertained these school holidays with programs from Early Start and Science Space!

Brief survey: Families using digital technologies in lock down

August 17, 2021

Researchers at Early Start are exploring use of digital technologies by children 3 to 5 years and their families during lock down.

Early Start in 2020: Stories of Change

August 3, 2021

2020 was an exercise in overcoming challenge, and building dynamic ways to support our community.

Professor Lisa Kervin appointed Research Director of Early Start

July 29, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Lisa Kervin from the Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities who has been appointed Research Director of Early Start.

Early Start Speaker Series: Supporting the learning and development of our children

July 27, 2021

Early Start has released a four-part online Speaker Series event covering topics such as food & movement, math, play & literacy and self-regulation.

Early Start and Science Space virtual workshops

July 1, 2021

Virtual workshops to entertain your young ones while lockdown these holidays UOW’s Early Start Discovery Space and Science Space might be closed during the current lock down but they have quickly pulled together virtual activities to inspire your child’s curiosity (and give you a little break!) Virtual Science Space workshops Dr Joh and David from Science Space have been hosting Live sessions from the Science Space Facebook page where you can watch and make Snow Globes, Snowball Catapults and even snow!

Discovery Space July school holiday program

June 10, 2021

Journey around the world from the comfort of the Discovery Space these July school holidays.

Early Start Speaker Series: School Readiness

May 25, 2021

Is your child starting Kindergarten in 2022?

UOW Early Start Discovery Space: Expert insight into ESDM

April 29, 2021

Join Dr Leanne Gibbs for an in-depth discussion into the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) with Elizabeth Aylward, ESDM Program Leader.

Early Start joins UOW Cares

April 13, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Early Start Equity Fund has been added to the list of charitable causes that are supported by UOW Cares.

Q&A with Anita Kumar, CEO, Early Start

March 18, 2021

Celebrating International Women‘s Day Born in Chennai, India,  Anita Kumar was the first girl in her family to leave home at 17 to go and study engineering, not because she wanted to show she can do anything the boys could, but to delay time and experience the world before getting married, because that’s exactly what happened as soon as she finished.

Participate in research in the Discovery Space

January 21, 2021

Early Start is home to world leading researchers that are investigating real life challenges that have a transformational impact on the lives of children.