2017 – Forums, Conferences, Meetings

AGECS FORUMS – 2017
AGECS FORUMS

Wednesday 24 May: Respectful Relationships & Reflective Practice: An interactive conversation with Dr Ruth Schmidt Neven
7.00pm to 9.00pm
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Theatre 230, 234 Queensberry Street
The University of Melbourne
7pm to 9pm
Free. Further information


Wednesday 7 June: Science Learning with Young Children. Putting STEM in children’s learning
Interactive workshop with Associate Professor Coral Campbell
9.30am – 11.30am
Deakin Waterfront, Geelong
Room D2.211
Free event.
Light lunch to follow
Further information
Registrations now open: info@agecs.org.au

 

Wednesday 5 July Science Learning with Young Children. Putting STEM in children’s learning
6.30pm to 9.00pm. Light supper served at 6.30pm
Education Lecture Theatre, Room 239, Education Building.
La Trobe University Bendigo Campus.
Edwards Rd, Flora Hill, Bendigo.
Check the AGECS website for full details.
Registration opens Monday 12 June.


Friday 28 July:  Professional Learning Seminar:
Leadership for Change.
9.30am to 1.00pm
Collingwood Town Hall

  • Dr Sandhya Ramrakha from Otago University New Zealand who will talk about supporting children’s self-regulation
  • Alannah Dore who address Empowering Early Childhood Educators to Embed Cultural Diversity into their Programs for Children Aged Birth to 2 years

Free. A light lunch will be provided.
Details to follow.

 

Tuesday 28 February: What is gender identity? What does this mean in Early Childhood
7.00pm to 9.00pm
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Theatre 230, 234 Queensberry Street
The University of Melbourne
7pm to 9pm
Free. Further information

CONFERENCES

25 March 2017:  EEEC Conference: Propagating Collective Action at Swinburne University in Hawthorn. Book your place now through Trybooking at trybooking.com/259711

An exciting conference (more information) where educators and early years professionals can connect with passionate speakers from all areas of the sustainability field, building on their Education for Sustainability toolbox. Come and hear Tim Silverwood speak about his passionate initiative ‘Take 3 from the Sea’ and the always inspiring and engaging Kirsty Liljegren who will prompt us to rethink our pedagogy and to look through a sustainability lens when working with young children.

AGECS FORUMS – 2016
AGECS FORUMS 2016

Tuesday 4 October: Responding to Challenging Behavior: How to Respond when Children Endanger Themselves and Others
7.00pm to 9.00pm
Percy Baxter Theatre
Deakin University
GEELONG HAROURSIDE
Free. Further Information

Wednesday 13 July: Leadership for Change: Positive Education, Nature Play & Sustainability
10.00am to 1.30pm
Concert Hall
Council Chambers
Moreland Civic Centre
90 Bell Street
COBURG
(enter via Urquhart Street: Melways: 17 J12)
Free. Further Information

Wednesday 18 May: Responding to Challenging Behaviour: How to respond when children endanger themselves and others.
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Theatre 230, 234 Queensberry Street
The University of Melbourne
7pm to 9pm
Free. Further information

Tuesday 16 February Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Early Childhood: Putting this into Best Practice
Federation University Ballarat – Children’s Centre
7pm to 9pm
Free. Further information

Tuesday 23 February Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Early Childhood: Putting this into Best Practice
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Theatre 230, 234 Queensberry Street
The University of Melbourne
7pm to 9pm
Free

CONFERENCES

13-14 May ECA Reconciliation Symposium: Advancing reconciliation in early childhood education and care.  Sydney Showground

27-28 May Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) Together We Grow. Connecting Communities, Melbourne

8-10 September Early Childhood Intervention Australia (ECIA), Melbourne

5-8 October ECA National Conference, Darwin
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AGECS FORUMS – 2015

Monday 25 May 2015: Family violence: What should we know and how should we respond?

Tuesday 24 February 2015: Closing the gap. How can we embed aboriginal perspectives in the early years?

AGECS PD EVENTS – 2015

Wednesday 22 July 2015: Completing a Grant Application: Getting Your Project Off the Ground

AGECS AGM

Saturday 14 November: 2015 AGM and Members-only President’s Tour National Gallery of Victoria

CONFERENCES – 2015

10-13 November: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Conference (NATSIEC)at the Pullman & Mercure Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne.
NATSIEC 2015 aims to facilitate leadership, innovation and connections to generate community empowerment through Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education.

29-31 October: Australian Association for Infant Mental Health Inc (AAIMHHI) Annual Conference in Sydney. This year the conference is focused on ‘How to build dads into the work that professionals do with families’.

15-17 September: SNAICC 6th Annual Conference: Community Voices: Sharing Knowledge & Practice in Perth.
The SNAICC National conference is the largest conference of its type in the southern hemisphere and provides the opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, policy makers, researchers, government representatives, other non-government organisations and industry representatives to gather and make renewed commitments to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

2-5 July: Reggio Emilia Australia Annual Conference in Melbourne

29-30 May: Together We Grow Early Childhood Conference in Melbourne

OTHER EVENTS

20 July: Children’s Book Council of Australia Victoria Branch. Northern Region Victorian Judge’s Talk
for all early childhood, primary, secondary educators, librarians, parents.
4.30 – 6.30pm, Charles La Trobe College, 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West
Professional Development Certificates of Attendance will be issued.