Below is a listing of the recommended conferences and events in 2018 - 2019. New ones will be added as they come up.
16 - 18th March in Queenstown
The 2018 Men in Early Childhood Teaching 12th Annual Summit is to be held at ‘Gems Farm’, near stunning Lake Hayes nestled in the Wakatipu Basin and surrounded by New Zealand’s alpine playground of the Southern Alps. Camping will be available nearby, and registration covers your meals and all activities. (Conference registration for members is $130 and students $65)
To register click here.
Nature Play Conference
9th March 2018 Christchurch Botanic Gardens
Creating Everyone's School
26th - 27th Aril 2018 in Wellington
Neighbourhood schools are the heart of our communities. Inclusive education is about how we develop and design our schools, classrooms, programmes and activities so that all students learn and participate together in their local environment. Creating Everyone’s School invites you – teachers, learning support staff, caregivers, family members – to explore inclusive education in a real school setting. Contribute your own ideas and learn new strategies to improve and expand your practice. See value in your children and yourself. Be an informed advocate for inclusion and a champion for equity. For more information click here.
NZ Infant and Toddler Constortium
15th September 2018 in Auckland
This conference is dedicated to Magda Gerber’s work. Key Note Speakers: MARY JANE MAGUIRE-FONG POLLY ELAM (RIE® President) along with RIE® Associates: ALEXANDRA CURTIS GAIL NADAL JILL GETTO LEE POLLY ELAM PATRICIA RYAN SHARON SMITH and RIE® Intern ELENA MAROUCHOS. This inspirational day is for parents, professionals and those who are caring for infants and toddlers. For more information and to register your interest send an email to: unfolding@nzitc co nz
8th International Art in ECE Conference
24 - 27th Jan 2019 at Victoria University of Wellington
The Art in Early Childhood conference aims to encourage dialogue among early childhood educators by opening up new opportunities for discussion about the role of visual art and aesthetics education. For further information please email lisa.terreni