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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Career Pathway Information

There are hundreds of exciting STEM careers awaiting you. Here you will find some of the pathways which lead to challenging and fulfilling futures.



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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Proven results


95% of teachers have seen a visible improvement in students communication as a result of REA programs.


86% of teachers say that REA programs have influenced the way their school engages in STEM.


70% of students who participated in an REA program were motivated to follow a STEM career path.


76% of students surveyed found the Engineering component of REA’s programs most interesting.

Alumni or Teacher: Why not tell us your story

As we rapidly approach a goal of influencing the STEM educational outcomes of over 1,000,000 Australian students, we are very keen to understand what impact involvement in our programs has had on you.

We would welcome the story of your journey. Moreover, if it’s OK with you, we’ll tell the world.

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