23 Years and 1,000,000 STUDENTS



Shop the range of STEM Technologies & Consumables on the NEW REA Store

Schools Pathways Programme

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REA Learning Space

Discover the NEW hub for all the resources and guides to competing in all REA facilitated competitions.

Life-Long STEM Learning


Programs & Resources

Over 1,000,000 students have already engaged in our range of Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs. Learn about our programs and activities and see what we are able to do for you.


F1 consumables… Laser cutters… CNC Machines… 3D printers. Everything you need to create your Makerspace or STEM classroom is right here in the REA store.

Events Calendar

REA is involved in events and activities around Australia and internationally. Find out about events of interest and stay in touch with current events.

Industry Partnerships

We can’t build a Smart Nation without the support of Industry. You have the mentors, role models and cool projects that will influence young minds. Find out how you can make an impact and leave a legacy.

The Stories We Can Tell

Here’s the living proof of how we have made STEM “cool” and transformed many thousands of lives over the past two decades.

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Above and beyond podcast

Listen to the stories of students, teachers and members of industry, propelled above and beyond their own expectations on our podcast. Episodes streaming now.

STEM Career Pathways

REA facilitates career intervention activities which link schools, industry, TAFE, universities and parents to engage with STEM at schools and encourage students to take up STEM career pathways after school.



REA has been operating for 21 years and has continued to Grow. In 2019 we achieved a growth of 38% and reached over 120,000 students across Australia. This video highlights our achievements in 2019.

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F1 in Schools

The world’s most competitive STEM competition involving over 17,000 schools in 44 countries. Students design-make-race a miniature F1 car capable of reaching 80 km/h in under 1 second.

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Subs in Schools

Students explore the complex challenges of maritime engineering, hydrodynamics, coding and electronics as they design and build operational submarines and ROV’s.

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4×4 in Schools

Students have the opportunity to move into the world of autonomous vehicle design combining electronics, coding, robotics and 3D to design and build a remotely controlled off-road vehicle.

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Space in Schools Technology Challenge

Students are tasked with the design of a Bio-Medical Space Hub. They will have to build a 3D model of the Space Hub and then present their design ideas to a team of industry judges.

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An “entry point” to STEM for both boys and girls. Students as young as five years of age enjoying the fun of racing an F1 car they have built. This is a launchpad to high school STEM learning pathways.

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Each year REA undertakes to measure the effectiveness of each of its programs against a set of research objectives which align with the goals of schools and Industry. This measurement process is part of a longitudinal research program aimed at helping determine the motivational drivers of children’s career decision choices.

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