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Calendar of Conferences and Events in 2019

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EC-Menz Summit

17 -19 May 2019 in Whanganui

A two-day event for men and women to celebrate and support the inclusion of men in ealry childhood education.

Register here


NZ Early Childhood Management Forum - Owners and Managers Summit 

31 May 2019 at Little Feet Childcare, Mangere East, Auckland 

International and NZ experts will be joining ECE owners and managers to discuss the Government's Budget announcements, our economy, ECE funding, the key roles of the ECE manager, teacher preparation and improving workforce quality, staff safety, improving outcomes for children, and other topics of high interest.

Register here


campaign protestECE Teacher Pay - mass meeting in Wellington city

14 July 2019, Sunday 3 pm - 5pm

Find out more and register here


NZ Homebased Association

21 - 22 Sept  at Chateau On The Park, Christchurch

Register here 


The Natural Phenomena Conference

15 - 17 November at Wild Woods, 592 Ngunguru Rd., Kiripaka Whangarei

Register here


6th Annual China Early Childhood Education Conference and Expo

30th Nov - 3rd Dec. 2019 in Hangzhou, China

Theme: "Persist in Innovation in the Norm, Improve Quality in Vitality"

Delegates: 15,000 people
Speakers: from 20 countries
Expo Space: 35,000sqm
Exhibitor: 600 companies.  English translators are present during presentations by international speakers.  

For conference and registration go to:

See also an article China-NZ early childhood relations flying high


The proceedings of previous ECE Research Conferences, Men's Summits, and ECE Management Forums can be found by clicking on the arrow at the end of this page (on the bottom right hand side) to scroll through other pages.

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