14th NZ Early Childhood Research Conference – 6th March 2014

This will be a joint conference with Australian colleagues in Wellington city, NZ.  It will showcase the best and the latest early childhood research and also provide an opportunity for students to present their thesis work.  Mark this date in your diary now. More information will be available and a call for papers will be issued by ChildForum in September 2013.

8th Annual Men in Childcare and Teaching Summit – 7 to 9th March 2014

Men and women are warmly invited to attend the Summit of the Early Childhood Men in NZ Assn (EC Menz) to be held in Wellington city. Friday will consist of political and research presentations and panels. Saturday will include fun learning workshops and round-tables on various gender, initial teacher education, and workforce topics. For people staying over Saturday night, Sunday morning will provide an opportunity for social activities and visits to services around Wellington hosted by Childspace.  More information will be available and a call for offers of Saturday workshops and round-table presentations will be issued in September 2013, and available from http://www.ecmenz.org, http://www.childspace.co.nz and www.childforum.com