Presentations and Papars

As an AGECS members you have access to our growing resource of online materials which are available through our website. Please check out the Professional Learning section of the site for Podcasts and Opinions.

We are adding to these resources and we hope that you will find information that informs your work as an Early Childhood Professional today.

If you have any areas you would like us to cover, please don’t hesistate to contact us via email at


Putting Education in “Educational” Apps. Lessons From the Science of Learning


AGECS Fellowship Programme for Leadership and Change – Papers by Awardees (presented 2016)

Josette Nunn: The “Art”of Dreaming and the “Praxis”of Imagining through the interface of Positive Pyschology, human systems and early childhood environments
Kerryn Kneebone: Nature Program Study Tour
Sharryn Clarke: Reciprocity and Authenticity in Connecting Children and Animals

Conference and Seminar Papers


AGECS Leadership for Change Seminar – July 2017

The Importance of Childhood Self-control for a Prosocial, Successful Life. Presented by Dr Sandhya Ramrakha, Otago University, Dunedin, NZ.

Additional Resources

Video – Episode 1   The Early Years. Beginnings Count – A Lot.
This episode sets up the Dunedin Longitudinal study – it explains what a longitudinal study is, and why this one is so special. This programme then asks what lasting effects does our childhood have on us? Answer; plenty, but they may not be what you expect.
Password to access this video:  agecsvideo


From the Supporting Engagement and Learning Conference sponsored by the Foundation of Graduates in Early Childhood Studies: 6 August 2011

Claire Boling: Supporting and Engaging Young Children with Communication Difficulties
Di Chandler: High expectations for every child
Hilary Henshaw: Interactive Musical Fun To Build Communication And Relationships During The Early Years
Kay Margetts: Understanding Transition to School
Louise Porter: Managing Difficult Behaviour
Pat Jewell: Family-Centred-Practice
Rebecca Pell: Making Sense of Sensory Processing
Ros Patterson: Outdoor Play
Sally Rigley: Asperger Syndrome and the Autism Spectrum in the Classroom