Swings + Roundabouts Winter 2022

TIME (TBC) SESSIONS 7.30am Registrations - desk opens Trade Exhibition opens 8.45am Opening, housekeeping information Mihi Whakatau 9.30am – 10.30am ECC’s vision for growth Simon Laube - ECC Chief Executive 10.30am – 11.00am MORNING TEA (Served in the Exhibition space) 11.00am – 11.45am Hon Chris Hipkins - Minister of Education 11.45am – 12.30am Tupe Solomon-Tanoa’i - winner of the diversity category in the New Zealand Women of Influence Awards 12.30pm – 1.30pm LUNCH (Served in the Exhibition space) 1.30pm – 2.30pm Panel Discussion: How do we solve the Teacher Supply crisis? Panelists include (TBC): NZQA, Teaching Council, Ministry of Education, Immigration New Zealand, member of the Minister’s Youth Advisory Group, ECC, Te Rito Maioha, studying ECE trainee teacher, ECE centre owner 2.30pm – 3.30pm Toni and Robin Christie – Respectful people, places and things The New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whāriki, refers to “people, places and things” as the learning context for young children. This keynote will inspire participants to examine closer their own ideas about respectful ways of being, aesthetic and functional environments, and resources appropriate for living, loving and learning in early childhood. 3.30pm – 4.00pm AFTERNOON TEA (Served in the Exhibition space) 4.00pm – 5.00pm Kathryn Berkett - What is neurodiversity We hear this word more and more, and it can be frightening at times, wondering how we do our best for those we may not fully understand. In this session we will unpack, in a neurophysiological way, what neurodiversity is. We will talk about how to understand, support and extend those who are being identified as neurodiverse? Knowledge will help our confidence and help us work in a more biologically responsive way with our tamariki. 5.00pm – 6.00pm ECC AGM - members only 7.30pm – till late GALA DINNER EVENT Please Note: that the Registration Desk will be open from Thursday 2pm until 6pm. Centre Tours on the art deco buses are leaving 6pm Thursday 15 September for people arriving into Napier the day before the conference opens. ECC Conference Plenary Programme Friday 16 September June 2022 { 24 }