AGECS FREE FORUM – 27 February. An evening of theatre and dialogue

Troubling Place and Reconciliation Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education with Mat Jakobi, Catherine Hamm, and Mindy Blaise, Victoria University An Evening of Theatre and Dialogue By experimenting with a walking, dialoguing, and placing methodology, this presentation shows how an Australian Aboriginal teacher educator and two settler white women are dialoguing in ways that scratch at the layers of inscription that … Read More

AGECS Annual General Meeting and Free Members’ Tour – Saturday 11 November

The President and Members of the Council of the Association of Graduates in Early Childhood Studies request the pleasure of your company at the 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & MEMBERS’ TOUR Saturday 11 November 2017 at   The State Library of Victoria Swanston Street, Melbourne The Members’ Tour of the Library will commence at 10.00am Details The Tour will be … Read More

REUNIONS – October 2017

1982 IECD Grad Dip of Education (ECE) – 35 years Saturday 14 October 10am tour of University of Melbourne ELC 11.30 Lunch Details RSVP Jacinta Barnes on or call/text Tess Brooks (Therese Glenister) on 0412 177588 1957  KTC Graduates Saturday, October 28th 2017. 12 noon At the home of Margaret (Midge) Lucas Details and RSVP to Margaret 0409 155 … Read More

MSO – JAMS FOR JUNIORS – Free tickets

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – Jams for Juniors for children aged birth to 7 years and parents/ educators. Each workshop has a different musical theme 15 FREE tickets for members to attend sessions this year (5 per session). A great opportunity to observe how music with a variety of instruments is introduced to children and to observe how children respond. The … Read More

AGECS FORUM Wednesday 18 May. Responding to Challenging Behaviour: How to respond when children endanger themselves and others.

WEDNESDAY 18 MAY 7PM TO 9PM Early Childhood professionals should provide support for all children and have strategies in place for those children who need extra support. Even when Early Childhood professionals have everything in place there can still be children who really struggle with social skills and ability to cooperate with adults and other children. What can we do? … Read More

Public Forums – Embedding Indigenous Perspective in Early Childhood: Putting this into practice.

FREE Two lively forum/workshops with leading Aboriginal Early Childhood practitioners sharing experiences that embed Indigenous perspectives into early childhood programs. The forums includes practical examples that can be duplicated with young children. Tuesday 16 February – Ballarat – Federation University Tuesday 23 February – Melbourne Graduate School of Education Both forums run from 7pm to 9pm. More details

AGECS Annual General Meeting – Saturday 14 November

The President and Members of the Council of the Association of Graduates in Early Childhood Studies request the pleasure of your company at the 2015 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Saturday 14 November 2015 at 11.45am at  The National Gallery of Victoria: Education Theatre (Level 1) Please note that the AGM will now be held in the Education Theatre and lunch will … Read More

AGECS President’s Tour – Sat 14 November – Members Only

 Early Years at the NGV and the Art of Play Creating inspiring opportunities for children and families to explore and engage with art and artists is a strategic priority of the NGV and aligns with Early Years priorities and curriculum frameworks in the education sector. The President’s Tour will commence with a discussion of the innovative public and education projects … Read More

2015 Forums, Conferences, Meetings

AGECS FORUMS Monday 25 May: Family violence: What should we know and how should we respond? Tuesday 24 February: Closing the gap. How can we embed aboriginal perspectives in the early years? AGM Saturday 14 November: 2015 AGM and President’s Tour – venues to be confirmed. CONFERENCES 2-5 July: Reggio Emilia Australia Annual Conference 29-30 May: Together we Grow Early … Read More