Early Start

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.

Christmas gifts at Early Start Discovery Space

December 8, 2020

The Early Start Discovery Space Gift Shop is open Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am AND Saturday and Sunday from 9.30 am – 11.30am and 1.00pm -3pm.

Early Start Discovery Space helps children develop critical skills: study

November 3, 2020

Experiences and educational programs found to aid imaginative play, social skills, problem solving, language development and other key abilities.

Free Early Start Webinar | Restoring a sense of safety: Supporting children, families and communities in times of crisis

November 3, 2020

Join us for our second instalment in the free Early Start Webinar Series on Wednesday 25 November at 7pm.

Free Early Start webinar: Early childhood education and care in a shifting landscape

August 27, 2020

An incredible opportunity to hear from two international early childhood education experts, Jane Bertrand and Tove Mogstad Slinde in Early Start’s free webinar on Wednesday 23 September at 7 pm.

New support for early learning at home

August 18, 2020

UOW Early Start – along with key partners in Early Childhood Australia and Playgroup Australia – has been successful with an application to the Ian Potter Foundation for $190,0000 over two years to undertake the Early Learning @ Home project.

Early Start Denver Model workshops now at Early Start: Empowering children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

July 30, 2020

The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is a play-based intervention, specifically designed for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Early Start reopening to members (and their invited guests) tomorrow 8 July

July 2, 2020

Our COVID-19 Safety Plan is now complete and while we are keen to throw open the doors, we are taking a careful and staggered approach to ensure the safety of all our visitors and staff.

Early Start Community: Join closed Facebook group and win

May 26, 2020

Early Start Community is an online community space for like-minded parents, Discovery Space members (and non-members), educators and researchers to join for parenting support, advice and some fun.

Early Start’s 5th Birthday Party: Live on Facebook

May 19, 2020

It’s been 5 years since we welcomed you all inside.

An interview from UOW Early Start: The balancing act between working from home and homeschooling

April 28, 2020

Join Early Start’s Leanne Gibbs in a heartfelt conversation with Professor Lisa Kervin, discussing the ups and downs of juggling working from home and homeschooling.

Early Start discovery at home

April 2, 2020

We’re bringing the Early Start Discovery Space to you with new videos, activities and shows each weekday at 11am!