Above & Beyond Early Childhood Consulting presents the Childhood Education Conference - The Sector

Above & Beyond Early Childhood Consulting presents the Childhood Education Conference

March 7, 2020 - March 7, 2020

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76 Cygnet Avenue Shellharbour, NSW 2529

Welcome Early Childhood Educators, OOSH Educators , FDC Educators, management, stakeholders , curious people and practioners!


This conference is going to set your intrinsic motivation on fire!


Stella Stead will get you up and dancing for the start of the conference to set the tone of the day!


Marianne Saliba, the Mayor of Shellharbour Council will open the conference

Come and join Deborah McNelis, our first keynote speaker from the US as she shares her knowledge on the importance of brain development in the early years.



The second keynote speaker is Dr Belinda Davis, the Program Director for early childhood at Macquarie University. She will be talking about the concept of care and the tensions and challenges this brings when working with young children in different learning environments.


After morning tea, break out for 3 x 30 minute sessions on topics that are of interest to you.More topics still in pipeline.


Topics include-

*Understanding Autism

*Understanding Trauma

*Alleviate anxiety in children

*Gut health for children and educators

*Embedding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander curriculum ideas


*Kids and Traffic- Early childhood road safety program


Lunch is from 1-2pm. While you enjoy lunch the amazing Blessie Pica will be providing smooth tunes for our listening pleasure!


After lunch, join Aaron from Pallet Play for a 1.5 hour workshop. Aaron will present a presentation first, then help us assemble three different resources that will be auctioned off for charity.

Move over contestants from THE BLOCK!

The charity is ‘ Saving Chloe Saxby’.


Jake Mackenzie from MMJ North will auction off the products!



Finish off the afternoon with the charismatic Stella Stead as she shares imperative skills for your Leadership journey.


Browse stalls during break time.


Collaborate with like minded practitioners. Register here. 

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