ELC teachers along with colleagues in and Singapore developed the Sharing Worlds exhibition in response to a shared interest in emergent artistry and literacy. The exhibition comprises 80 children's artworks and related written stories which provided insights into the thoughts, perceptions and life experiences.
The Australian High Commissioner to Singapore, Mr. Murray McLean, opened the exhibition in a festival style atmosphere in Singapore in September 1999. In his address he noted that the works demonstrated "what children are capable of and what they can learn from others". He also hailed the exhibition as an "outstanding exchange" between "two of the most successful multi-cultural societies in the world."