Swings + Roundabouts Winter 2022

– Lonnie Parker, Sue Kurtovich & Mark Salman A panel of the ECC’s three leading experts in the business of ECE will give an overview of the current climate in the ECE sector, and will answer your questions about the good financial health of your centre. Lonnie is a trained Accountant and current ECC Executive Committee member with decades of experience in ECE including as Centre Owner/Operator. Mark is an Accountant from Rubiix Accountants. Community based Centres: Supporting your board to be the best they can be - MEGAN THORN Focused on community-based Centres, Megan's session will provide practical tips and tools to help Centre Managers to support their board to be the best they can be. Megan has more than 16 years’ experience in facilitation. Her passion is working with people who make a real difference in their communities. (Go to page 18 to read Megan’s article on supporting new board members.) Facebook for Business – Jodine McIntyre This workshop will demystify how to market your business on Facebook from setting up your Facebook page, to what, when and how to post. Jodine (Social Smarty) specialises in breaking down social media marketing into simple systems and actionable tactics and helps business owners and professionals simplify their social media marketing. CURRICULUM Supporting children who have experienced trauma - Melody Stuckey Melody shares how their centre implemented a trauma informed approach for dealing with challenging behaviours including preventative and corrective strategies in partnership with whānau. Melody has been involved in early years leadership over the last 28 years and is currently the General Manager and Educational Leader for three centres in the Hawkes Bay. Continuity of Care – Ali Porteous & Marcia Knight Explore the pros, cons and logistics of the continuity of care model to enhance whānau relationships, planning, and assessment relationships. Learn how it impacts the settling process and transitions, with links to te ao Māori concepts. Marcia and Ali both work at Childspace Ngaio where they have been involved in both COI and TLIF funded research projects. Marcia is the assistant manager and Ali is the curriculum leader. Rituals - Making the Everyday Extraordinary in Early Childhood – Becky Gray & Josh Allen Learn what Rituals are, the difference between Rituals and Routines, how rituals can be woven into our everyday with tamariki, and transform mundane routines, into beautiful and authentic rituals. Becky is the centre manager at Childspace Wilton and Josh is undertaking his PhD on Whakamana at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University, and teaching at Childspace Karori. Introduction to "Te Ahu o te reo Māori - Kingi Kiriona, Te Waipounamu Teinakore & Rawinia Paringata A session that provides an introduction to two key PLD opportunities delivered by TupuOra to the education workforce, namely Te Ahu o te reo Māori and Mā te Ahu, ka Rea. Presenters: Kingi Kiriona, M.A., PC.Cert (Te Reo Māori), BA (Screen Media & Maori) Te Waipounamu Teinakore, Med, PG, Dip (Literacy & Numeracy), BEd Rawinia Paringatai, BA (Screen and Media & Māori), Graddip in Secondary School Teaching RUNNING THE BUSINESS Regulatory Update – Sue Kurtovich & Katina Beauchamp The ECE regulatory framework has had many changes in recent times. This workshop provides an update on all recent changes, as well as those that are still in the pipeline. Sue is an ECE Management Consultant and Advisor to the Early Childhood Council with extensive knowledge of the ECE regulatory environment, and has a strong policy and advocacy background. Financial Management for ECE centres The 2022 ECC conference workshops Continued on page 26 June 2022 { 23 }