Information

Dear ECA NSW Members,

Thank you to all who work in Early Childhood Education and Care. You have always done an outstanding job for young children. Now even more so.

ECA National provides relevant daily updates about Covid 19.  http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/

ECA’s Newsletter webwatch is an excellent read with many resources and information to help everyone through this crisis. It’s free and packed with information. http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/our-publications/eca-webwatch/

Stay well.

A Central Coast specific cultural sharing for early childhood educators

AN INDIGENOUS BELONGING TO PLACE
Join us for an afternoon of workshops hosted
by local indigenous leaders. Our time together will incorporate hands on learning as well as appropriate cultural practise and establishing an authentic Reconciliation Action Plan for an early childhood context.

This event is hosted by
ECA Central Coast group

A light supper with bushfood flair is included
5 MARCH
4 – 7.45 PM
Yerra Building
Ourimbah Campus

Ourimbah

Cost: $85
$60 with current
ECA Membership

Flyer attached.

Central Coast event 5th March, 2020

Far North Coast Conference

The wonderful Far North Conference is on again at the Mantra SALT Resort, Kingscliff.

Numbers are strictly limited however it is an ideal time to get up to date information and mix with colleagues from the Early Childhood Education Field.

Masterclass will be held on 27th March, 9-4 pm

TOPIC: Trauma informed practice with young children

Presented by Lisa Gardiner
This masterclass will …
unpack and explore trauma and its impact on brain/neuro development and attachment, identify trauma-informed practice opportunities in early childhood reflect on participants’ attachment styles and the impact that has on relationships and application of practice

2020 masterclass FNC

Saturday Conference day is 28th March 9 am to 4 pm.

Opening keynote
Dr Sandra Cheeseman – What makes for a great day?

Workshop Sessions
Lisa Gardiner – Creating therapeutic play environments for children who have experienced trauma

Donna Osmetti – Pijjibun (Bangalow Palm) Project –Weaving, winding and fashioning palm fronds

Travis DeVries – Aboriginal Art – Ancient Symbolism, Modern Context – Finding your own artistic voice

Get Knotted – Macramé creations

Be You – Building your resilience and wellbeing as an educator

Laure Hislop (KU) – STEM workshop

Pip Rose – Work, Play and Feel with Clay

Dr Sandra Cheeseman – 0-3 years … Listening to learn

Janet Auret – How do we learn to have dynamic balance? Neuro-motor development in children

Closing keynote
Catharine Hydon – The important questions to ask

People are encouraged to book quickly

2020 conference flyer FNC

ECA NSW Conversations Evening, Thursday, 6pm, KU Training Room, 129 York St, Sydney

Vow and Declare to be there….

 

NSW Conversations evening Thursday 7th November
6.30 to 8.30 pm KU meeting room. 129 York Street, Sydney.
Come at six for nibbles and networking.
Topic
Teacher Accreditation: Building capacity, connecting teachers and helping make visible the teaching practice of NSW’s early childhood teachers.
Presenters: 
Merise Bickley,
Head, Early Childhood
Teaching Standards and Accreditation
Alexandra Harper
Senior Policy Officer
Teaching Standards and Accreditation
Free event. Members and friends invited.
Please RSVP to office@NSW.earlychildhood.org.au or leave a text 0429 779 039

ECA NSW Conversations evening Thursday 7th November, 2019.

NSW Conversations evening Thursday 7th November

6.30 to 8.30 pm KU meeting room. 129 York Street, Sydney.

 

Topic

Teacher Accreditation: Building capacity, connecting teachers and helping make visible the teaching practice of NSW’s early childhood teachers.

Presenters: 

Merise Bickley,

Head, Early Childhood

Teaching Standards and Accreditation

Alexandra Harper

Senior Policy Officer

Teaching Standards and Accreditation

 

Please RSVP to office@NSW.earlychildhood.org.au or leave a text 0429 779 039