Far North Coast ECA Regional Conference 23rd and 24th March, 2018

The Fabulous Far North Coast ECA Region Conference is to be held on the 23rd and 24th March, 2018.

Venue: Mantra at Kingscliff. 

Masterclass/Keynote presenters are:

Marte Meo International founder Maria Aarts. Maria’s renowned theory based teaching method builds capacity in families, educators and carers of young children by Maria-Aarts-Photo_1developing the observational and communicative knowledge and strategies  that support the integral emotional and social connections and interactions between individuals. Her methods and research are utilised in many countries all over the world today.






Sarah Moore is the founder and CEO of Early Education Leadership, the creator of Leadership without Limits, an in-depth programSarah Moore

that looks to “raise personal awareness, shift perspectives and promote Conscious Leadership in order for individuals to recognise their full potential and lead in ways that create significant change”, whatever your professional/personal position.



Saturday Session Presenters Include:

Professor Joce Nuttall: Prof. Nutall leads the Teacher Education research program in the Learning Sciences Institute Australia at Australian Catholic University. Joce will present a way of thinking about the development of people and practices at a systems level. This approach offers a powerful alternative to professional development strategies that pay attention to individuals, such as feedback and coaching. The session will put the emphasis on practice, rather than attitudes and beliefs, with the aim of fostering sustainable change for quality improvement in early childhood services.
Caroline Jordan: Caroline is an Occupational Therapist with over 30 years’ experience collaborating with families and Childhood Educators to help children reach their full potential. Sensational Days is an interactive workshop which examines the diverse sensory processing profiles that children may have and strategies to support these in ECEC settings. It will cover the association between self-regulation and sensory regulation; individual differences in sensory processing; how / why some sensory strategies work and a model to help you decide which strategies might best suit specific situations.
Robin Grille: Robin Grille is an internationally acclaimed psychologist, parent educator and author of ‘Parenting for a Peaceful World’ and ‘Heart-to-Heart Parenting’. In this workshop Robin will discuss and consider the explosion of scientific research around the world in child development, emotional intelligence, brain development and the human heart, including the key childhood experiences that promote children’s emotional intelligence.

On-going information about the full program to be released over the coming weeks!
Conference fees include registration, breakfast, coffee/tea, morning tea and buffet lunch

Full Registration – Masterclass, reception by the pool, conference- $500 $400 (ECA Member)
Masterclass plus by the pool reception- $250 $200 (ECA Member)

Conference plus by the pool reception- $340 $272 (ECA Member)

Conference Only- $290 $232 (ECA Member)

Masterclass Only – tickets not available till February $200 $160 (ECA Member)

Reception only (for guests or partners of conference attendees $65 $52 (ECA Member) *Reception by the Pool is held Friday evening

All queries to: farnorthcoast@nsw.earlychildhood.org.au

  • For bookings go to: https://www.trybooking.com/TRWY
  • Note: ECA Member 20% discount will automatically be added when “ECA” is inserted into the discount/promotion box

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