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Kate Highfield says we need to engage children in STEM early

In our latest podcast we spoke to Kate Highfield, an academic from Charles Sturt University, about opportunities for rich learning in Mathematics and STEM in early childhood. Research shows that a country’s capacity to innovate and depends on a foundation of math and science learning. In order to build a strong foundation, Kate says we need to start exploring STEM concepts in the early learning years. 

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