Early childhood industry forums

Access resources and recordings of early childhood conferences and industry forums.

Changing the climate conference 2019

Early childhood educators attended the Changing the Climate conference in Melbourne on the 14 and 15 March 2019. This conference built skills for delivering positive and sustainable climates for learning.

Early Childhood Forum 2018: Realising the Potential

The Realising the Potential: Early Childhood Forum 2018 occurred on 8 June 2018. This forum examined the latest evidence on what young children need to thrive. It also recognised the crucial role of the early childhood sector in giving children the best start in life.

The forum explored the impact of the early childhood years on health, education and social and economic wellbeing. International and Australian experts gave their perspectives on early childhood services and systems.

The forum hosted a variety of sessions on different topics. These included parenting, kindergarten quality, access and inclusion, language development and much more.

If you require accessible Powerpoint Presentations, please email: det.events@education.vic.gov.au(opens in a new window).

Unlocking the potential in early childhood

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Speakers:

  • Forum welcome – George Megalogenis, Master of Ceremonies (MC)
  • Welcome to Country - Aunty Joy Murphey Wandin, AO
  • Opening address – Jenny Mikakos MP, Minister for Early Childhood Education
  • Keynote address – Professor Sharon Lynn Kagan, Co-Director, National Centre for Children and Families, Columbia University
  • Armchair discussion – Professor Sharon Lynn Kagan with MC George Megalogenis

How do I lead and improve excellence in early learning?

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Encouraging and supporting positive parenting

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How can I help language flourish?

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Welcoming, including and supporting all children

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Being an agent of change

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From global perspectives to local action: the future of early childhood in Victoria

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Speakers:

  • Welcome – George Megalogenis, Master of Ceremonies (MC)
  • Keynote address – Tove Mogstad Slinde, Senior Adviser in the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research and Chair of the Network on Early Childhood Education and Care, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Plenary address – Gill Callister, Secretary, Department of Education and Training
  • Armchair discussion – Tove Mogstad Slinde and Gill Callister, with MC George Megalogenis

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