Live Wires

Welcome to Live Wires!

Now a part of the ECA Learning Hub, Live Wires brings together information and resources about young children and technology.

With Live Wires find healthy ways to use digital media tools in early childhood. Hear researcher, educator and family perspectives as well as the voice of children.

Live Wires helps you explore the possibilities and challenges that new digital tools and technologies bring to Australian homes and early childhood settings.

Live Wires makes it easy to stay up-to-date and find all your early childhood technology resources in one place. Explore online modules, webinars and publications, register for a Live Wires event, or browse Digichild, the ECA early childhood and technology blog.



Digichild is the Live Wires technology blog, presenting information, views and news about young children and digital technology.


The ECA Statement on young children and digital technologies launches at the ECA 2018 National Conference in Sydney 19-22 September 2018.


The Live Wires Magazine is an annual tech-themed publication featuring reviews, information and tech tips from parents, educators and techxperts about using technology with young children.


Explore all Live Wires modules.


Resources for Live Wires.


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Live Wires emerged from the federally funded Digital Business Kit, in partnership with the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.