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ECTA Annual Conference 2018

Date Sat 30 Jun 2018
Time 8:20 AM
Venue Sheldon Event Centre, within the grounds of Sheldon College (Taylor Road, Sheldon (Brisbane))
Format 1 Day Conference

30 June 2018
Sheldon Brisbane


SATURDAY 30 JUNE 8:20AM - 4:30PM is the date for next years conference. The conference will be followed by Wine & Cheese Multi-prize draw 4:30 - 5:30pm.
We will be opening expressions of interest to present this week via an online tool. We encourage all ECTA members to submit an expression of interest to share their knowledge with colleagues at the conference.
16 September 2017: Expression of Interest to present opens
31 October 2017: Expression of Interest to present closed
30 November 2017: Accepted submissions notified

40 Workshops Confirmed

  • Children, technology & play in the 21st Century: What do we do now? - Daniel Donahoo
  • Age Appropriate Pedagogies: Theory into Action - Julie Bishop & Ellen Brewer
  • An introduction to Talking and Thinking Floorbooks" - Tash Treveton
  • Care Factor: Moving from Surviving to Thriving - Sonia Moloney
  • Children's autonomy - more than just chicken or beef - Jennifer Ribarovski
  • Circle of Security - a whole Kindergarten approach - Melissa Clark
  • Communication, connection and creativity: developing executive funtioning and social skills through the creative arts - Samantha Fazldeen
  • Creating healthier family relationships - Jane Hanckel
  • Ecological Storytelling - Jennifer McCormack
  • Empowering Children: Building Social Resilience and Emotional Wellbeing in the Early Years - Joanna Merton
  • Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Experience of Young Learners - Deb Brosseuk
  • Forget nutrition, time to teach food education so our kids can shine - Kate Wengier
  • Growing Children's Emotional Intelligence - Melissa Strader & Kathryn Tonges
  • How is your learning space organised? A sociomaterial approach analysis of children's voices - Evangeline Manassakis
  • How to improve learning and behaviour in the early years through movement programs - Maureen Hawke, Diane Boyd & Julie Watts
  • Igniting STEM Learning through Nature Education - Nell Ward, Kerry Harten & Lee Munn
  • Intentional teaching & reflective practice - you cant have one without the other! - Jennifer Ribarovski
  • Music-making with purpose: -more than just 'Twinkle, twinkle'- Sue Lewin
  • Nature Play - Developing Brains Super Food - Hyahno Moser
  • Our image as an early childhood leader - Lisa Palethorpe
  • Outdoor learning - growing the mindset - Marilyn Way & Kerry Boland
  • Parents' perceptions, expectations, adjustments and experiences as a child transitions to school - Grant Webb
  • Programming for Play - Madeline Avci
  • Read the Room: Using musical activities to meet little people where they are at - Kath Lloyd
  • Robotics: Critical and Creative Thinking - Michelle Scheu
  • Self-regulated Mathematical Learners: Counting the Steps from Kindergarten to Prep - Susan Southey & Lisa Sonter
  • Sustainability in Early Childhood Development - Lukas Ritson
  • Talking Transitions 2- Connect, Communicate, Inspire again! - Jo Broadbent
  • Teaching Reading Using Personalised and Modified Texts - The Secret to Student Engagement - Amanda Corby
  • The Fun Cup: filling the child s metaphorical cup of fun, joy and learning - Sandi Phoenix
  • The practical implementaion of a whole school sustainability program - Sherry Bruce
  • The Quality of the Engagement - Carol Braunack
  • There is no such thing as a good APP - Daniel Donahoo
  • Tiny Dancers: Learning through dance - Qld Ballet
  • Traffic Lights: Understanding healthy sexual development and protecting children from harm - Claire Moran
  • Transition Times Don't Have to be Tricky!' Positive Behaviour Supports for Effective Transitions - Rachel Jones
  • What you need to know about ADHD and how to get the best out of your students - Paula Burgess
  • Whistle While You Work Using music to transition through the day - Wendy Kerr
  • Working with children with refugee-related trauma: An ecological approach - Cherie Lamb