CONFERENCE & AGM WEEKEND 2020
Leading Transformation Together
CROKE PARK CONFERENCE CENTRE
3 – 4 April 2020
About the Event
This spectacular two-day event brings together the best in the early learning and care sector to showcase the empowering and influential work of our membership nationwide.
Leading Transformation Together is the theme for the Early Childhood Ireland National Conference & AGM. The 2020 conference will expand on our 2019 conference providing leadership to the First 5, a whole-of-government strategy that focuses on improving the lives of babies, young children, and their families.
Through masterclasses, participants will join a unique community to explore current and emerging practice devoted to improving young children’s experiences across the spectrum of services they attend.
National Conference Day
Join us at our 2020 conference and immerse yourself in lively discussions, inspiring stories, and invaluable networking opportunities. We will bring together leaders, academic experts, regulators, thinkers, writers and practice specialists to explore how best to lead transformation together in our sector.
National Annual Awards
& Gala Dinner
Early Childhood Ireland’s National Awards celebrates the commitment and quality of the work of early years educators. On this vibrant and glamorous night, we will share stories of the stellar work and learning that takes place every day in our member services.
National Research Day
Early Childhood Ireland’s Early Childhood Research Day 2020 is an opportunity for students, educators, and researchers to share and discuss their research with other professionals in our sector.
This full-day event includes an opening keynote address from Dr. Verity Campbell-Barr, University of Plymouth, UK on child-centered practice for children under 3. We also have a keynote address from Adrijana Višnjić Jevtić, PhD, Faculty of Teacher Education in Zagreb, Croatia on quality transitions from preschool to primary. Participants will have access to a range of research presentations, poster presentations, and self-organised symposia
The keynote speakers will be Anthony Semann, B.Ed, M.A, (Australia), Dr. Verity Campbell-Barr and Adrijana Višnjić Jevtić, PhD. This event is an invaluable opportunity to network with peers and meet with leading sector suppliers
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