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Calendar of Conferences and Events in 2018

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Creating Everyone's School

26th - 27th April 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


Christian Early Childhood Education Association Conference

17-19 August 2018 at Willow Park Conference Centre, Eastern Beach Auckland

The theme is "Being Christian, Being Professional. Kia ū ki te Karaititanga, Kia mau ki te ngaiotanga.” For information and registation assistance email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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@vuw.ac.nz.

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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