Request for Tender

Friday 6 May 2016


Following an open tender process released on 2 May 2016, the University of Canberra has been engaged to deliver the project management of the Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) pilot program (2016 – 2019). The University of Canberra will design, develop and implement  a series of apps to inspire children’s curiosity and learning through play-based STEM activities. Supporting apps will also be developed for educators and families. 

The program is a key initiative supporting the Inspiring all Australians in digital literacy and STEM measure of the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) which seeks to increase participation of Australian children in STEM education.

The tender process to engage a provider for ‘Computing Challenges for Years 5 and 7 students’ and ‘Cracking the Code’ opened on 15 March 2016 and closed on 14 April 2016 (Request for Tender for National Digital Technologies Challenges to support the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies). The successful provider will be announced in due course.