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

Using The Secret Framework In Early Childhood. The Impact of Sensory Processing and Regulation – 2 Free PDs in Swan Hill

Using The Secret Framework In Early Childhood. The Impact of Sensory Processing and Regulation on Behaviour, Learning and Inclusion with Andrea Broughton Sensory Processing Disorder impacts the daily functions of children and adults including: Eating, Sleeping, Toileting, Transitions, Going out, Relationships, Playing, Learning. This workshop will explore the seven elements of the A SECRET Framework and their application in early … Read More

Possum Skin Pedagogy – New Resources for Early Childhood

Possum Skin Pedagogy: A Guide for Early Childhood Practitioners is authored by Sue Atkinson Lopez. The guide addresses some of the complexities around embedding Aboriginal perspectives through  seven narratives that can be explored with children referencing the possum skin as a marker of the maintenance and revival of Victorian Aboriginal culture and identity. Most significantly this guide was constructed in … Read More

AGECS Fellowship for Leadership and Change

Applications close 31 July 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

Rhythm and Movement for Self-Regulation (RAMSR) Workshops – 3 locations in May

with Dr Kate Williams & Sally Savage Learn how to use rhythm and movement activities to positively support the development of self-regulation and underlying brain connections in young children. This interactive workshop explores how children develop the ability to move rhythmically to music and external rhythms (beat synchronization), the cognitive benefits of music participation, music therapy. Participants will learn about … Read More

Intentional Teaching Workshops – Mildura

Tuesday 12 March and Thursday 14 March, 2019 6.00pm to 7.30pm at The Quest, Mildura 115 – 119 Madden Avenue Light refreshments available from 5.30pm Workshop with Professor Bridie Raban This workshop is intended to highlight children’s learning through play, and how educators can stimulate and sustain learning. A range of practical activities will explore play-based learning and the three … Read More

2019 Grants up to $10,000 each

AGECS Fellowship for Leadership and Change – 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 … Read More

Free Forum: Think Equal. 20 February 2019

 Empowering Change through Education An evening with internationally acclaimed UK filmmaker turned education system changer Leslee Udwin Leslee is a multi-award winning film maker and Human Rights campaigner. After the viewing of her acclaimed award winning documentary India’s Daughter* which sparked a global movement to end violence against women and girls, Leslee will speak about the formation of Think Equal … 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