2022 World Forum on Early Care and Education - Sector

2022 World Forum on Early Care and Education

May 16, 2022 - May 19, 2022

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Hyatt Regency Orlando.

The World Forum on Early Care and Education is unlike any other gathering.  The program is crafted to build relationships, expand perspectives, and provoke new thinking.  Public status or recognition are not required to take on any role at World Forum, nor are any presenters paid for speaking. Instead, we rely on individuals to step forward and share their experiences and insights.  All delegates, in-person or attending virtually, on stage and in the audience, share an equal voice.  Everyone has something to learn and something to share.

Topics for 2022 World Forum
The 2022 World Forum Orlando program will explore the following topics:

Context- Building Awareness and Taking Action on Social Issues Impacting Children’s Experiences

• Advocacy and Public Policy
• Children in Group Homes
• Children’s Rights
• Conflict and Peacebuilding
• Economics of ECD
• HIV/AIDS
• Homeless, Stateless, Street and Left Behind Children
• Inclusion of All Children
• Indigenous Children
• Inequities in Access and Quality
• Innovations in ECD
• Nature and Environmental Sustainability
• Men in ECD
• Refugees and Immigration
• Sustainable Developmental Goals

Programs- Managing Care and Education Settings for Children and Adults

• Curriculum and Creative Arts
• Environment and Design
• Family Engagement, Parent Education
• Financing and Funding Models
• Leadership
• Management (of Organization or Associations)
• Multi-Site Organizations
• Professional Development
• Technology and Social Media
• Transitions
• Variations in Delivering Care and Education
• Workforce Issues

People- Providing for the Health and Well-Being of Children and Adults

• Assessment
• Attachment Theory and Practice
• Behavior
• Brain Development Research
• Child Development
• Diversity
• Gender Issues
• Health and Nutrition
• Infants and Toddlers
• Language and Culture
• Play
• Research and Practice
• Trauma, Stress, Resilience
• Wellbeing (Child)
• Wellbeing/Mindfulness (Adult)

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