2021 EC MENz Summit

The 10th Annual EC-MENz Summit was held on 8th & 9th April 2016 at BTI (Bethlehem Tertiary Institute), Bay of Plenty

Celebrating the many roles of men in ECE

2016 Summit Report




The following presentations at the Summit can be viewed as PDF


Common Ground: A place for men in the early years. A presentation by Craig d’Arcy.

"It's all sorted now isn't it?" Enactment of gender equity in the NZ teacher-led early education sector. A presentation by Maggie Lyall, Te Whiringa: School of Leadership and Policy, Faculty of Education.

Stepping out of isolation. Supporting males in Early Childhood Education through the MENtor programme. A presentation by Martyn Mills-Bayne, Lecturer at University of South Australia, Coordinator of the MENtor program for males in ECE.

The Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Early Childhood Education Centre’s Virtues based programme. Is this supporting children’s transition into school learning? A presentation by Helena Winter and Bron Griffiths.