Great News – Prof Deb Brennan to speak on the Lifting our Game report – Thursday 15th March – Penrith

Conversations Evening

ECA NSW Members and Executive in Penrith

Guest Speaker Professor Deb Brennan

 Lifting our game: Report of the review to achieve educational excellence in Australian schools through early childhood interventions

Date: Thursday, 15th March 2018

 Where: Penrith Panthers Hunter Room

Time: 6.30 – 8.30pm

About Professor Deb Brennan

Professor Deborah Brennan BA (Hons), MA, PhD, FASSA, is one of Australia’s leading researchers in comparative social policy, early childhood education and care and gender and politics. Deborah has held visiting positions at the London School of Economics, Oxford University, Trinity College Dublin and the University of Melbourne. She is a member of the NSW Ministerial Carers Advisory Council, a former President of the Australian Political Science Association and was the Inaugural Convenor of the National Association of Community Based Children’s Services (NABCBS). She is a member of the International Advisory Board of the United States Study Centre, University of Sydney. Deborah serves on the editorial advisory board of Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, Families, Relationships and Societies and the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. She is a member of the Feminist International Institutionalist Network (FIIN), the International Network on Leave Policies and Research and the Network on Migration and Care in the Asia-Pacific. Deborah leads the University of NSW component of a Commonwealth funded Collaborative Research Network that links the Social Policy Research Centre (UNSW) and the Centre for Children and Young People (Southern Cross University).

The report was led by Susan Pascoe AM and Professor Deborah Brennan.

Deb will speak on the report and then join a conversation on educational excellence in Early Childhood services.

Free for ECA Members and $15 for non members.

Bookings essential : URL:

Light Supper provided from 6pm. RSVP 14th March, 2018.

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