AGECS Fellowship Programme for Leadership and Change – Final Round 2018. Closing 31 July. Apply now

AGECS supports the early childhood profession through a number of professional learning opportunities, to further their understanding and knowledge of child development and learning so that all children have access to high standards of care and education in early childhood settings. Fellowship Guidelines The aim of the AGECS Fellowship Programme for Leadership and Change is to provide financial support of … Read More

2018 AGM and Members’ Walking Tour

The President and Members of the Council of The Association of Graduates in Early Childhood Studies Request the pleasure of your company at the 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Saturday 10 November 2018, 11.45am at the Koorie Heritage Trust The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria The AGM will be preceded by a Members’ Walking Tour departing from the Koorie Heritage … Read More

Loose parts. Using sustainable and recycled materials. Free PD. Werribee

Loose Parts provide inexpensive, creative opportunities for children’s work and play. These sustainable materials can be sourced locally then reused or recycled. Loose parts and recycled materials provide possibilities for creative thinking, working together cooperatively and developing responsibility. Interactive workshop with Carolyn Lunt Thursday 16 August 6.00pm to 8.00pm at Werribee Learning Centre Deakin University Bridge Street Werribee Light supper … Read More

AGECS Fellowship for Leadership and Change – Grants up to $10,000 each available

Applications close 28 February 2019 The aim of the AGECS Fellowship Programme for Leadership and Change is to provide financial support of grants of up to $10,000 for individual early childhood professionals who are members of AGECS to undertake professional learning for a period of 6 – 12 months that will impact on the quality of services for children aged … Read More

AUDAX 96 Autumn 2018

The latest copy of AUDAX is available at the following link: While you are in the Resources section have a look at the range of resource available at New resources  include the videos and information sheets for Embedding Cultural Diversity for Under-threes – developed by Alannah Dore through an AGECS Fellowship for Leadership and Change grant.  

2018 Grants up to $10000. Apply now.

Warrawong Professional Learning Grants – Applications Opening Monday 5 February 2018. Closing date – Wednesday 28 March 2018 The Warrawong fund was established to support not-for-profit early childhood services and organizations to enable the professional development of people working in the field of early childhood care and education, in this way assisting in the development of up-to-date knowledge about child development and … Read More

3 Free Workshops – Science Learning with Young Children. Putting STEM in Children’s Learning – 19 April Bundoora; 3 May Ballarat; 7 June Churchill

Interactive workshop with Associate Professor Coral Campbell This workshop is intended to highlight children’s learning through play, how they interact with science through all aspects of our natural and constructed world, and how educators can stimulate and sustain learning. Discussion will highlight how those involved with young children can develop their own understanding and help young children to explore, investigate … Read More

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

Grants for 2018 – Applications closing early 2018

DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES The following grants will be available inn early 2018. Now is the time to start preparing your applications. AGECS EARLY CHILDHOOD GRANTS Grants of up to $10,000 for each successful application are available for the following: Warrawong Professional Learning Grant Opening Term 1, 2018 Forest Hill Grants Opening early 2018 More details for Forest Hill and … 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