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A Successful transition to school starts now - Your planning begins here.

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Transitioning to school - All of your questions answered.

In this interactive and hands on session you will be able to ask questions of and hear from a range of education and care professionals whose collective knowledge and expertise will provide you with key resources, strategies and information that will support you in the provision of responsive age/stage appropriate early learning and development programs. From the moment children begin at your setting this session will give you the knowledge and skills to foster children's successful transitions to school in 2018 and beyond.


Prep Readiness - Are we there yet?

Prep teacher Kelly will address Prep readiness as related to the four domains of behavioural regulation, thinking skills, language capabilities and motor coordination.


Let's start at the beginning

Janet provides learning support to children in Queensland state schools and recognises that not all children grow or develop the same way today. Hear about the changes that have occurred over the last few decades, the implications of this change and how we might adapt to meet the needs of today’s children.


Maximising children's learning potential in the early years.

This session with Lee will look at child development, age appropriate pedagogies and provide you with practical strategies to utilise in any setting to support children's development and disposition as lifelong learners.


Successful transitions from the perspective of an award winning Kindergarten Teacher

Narelle oversees an award winning kindergarten program and has been instrumental in delivering an innovative early education program designed to provide children with a love for learning. In this session Narelle will share with you the foundations, challenges and successes of her transition to school program.



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Kelly McBurnie

Kelly is currently the Prep Coordinator at St Peters Lutheran College Indooroopilly. She was awarded the National NEiTA Award 2013 for Innovation, was nominated Brisbane Person of the Year 2013, Griffith Alumni of the Year 2014 and Positive Teacher of the Year 2015. She has published articles for Canberra’s Child and The Educational Leader and spoke at the Asian Conference in Education in Kobe, Japan in October 2015 on Choice Theory. This year she presented two workshops at the ECTA conference related to digital literacy and oral language competencies in the early years. She currently undertaking a Leadership Course through the Australian School of Applied Management and completing her Masters.

Janet Kan

Janet began her career as an Early Childhood Teacher in Alice Springs, where her interest in inclusive practices led to further studies. She completed a Master of Early Childhood Education at QUT in 2000 with a focus on typical and a-typical development meeting individual educational needs. Janet joined the multidisciplinary Neonatal Growth and Development Clinic at Mater Health Services in 2004 at the invitation of the founder, Professor David Tudehope. Janet also provides learning support to children in Queensland State Schools.

Lee Gane

Lee is a passionate, dedicated and highly experienced Education and Care professional with substantial experience and an understanding of strategic and operational business practices, service provisions, Education and Care legislation, Regulation and NQS. Lee is a transformational leader with a strong belief in participatory leadership practices that support the growth and transformation of emerging leaders and professionals in the sector. Lee holds a Diploma in Children's Services (CBC), Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) and a Master of Training and Development and brings over 25 years of practical experience in the field from assistant to ECT, Director, Approved provider, Validator, Trainer and Assessor.

Narelle Dawson

I have worked at Bribie Island Community Kindergarten for 22 years and have been the full-time Teacher and Director of our beautiful service since completing the Bch Education Early Childhood in 2002. My proudest moments in the course of my time working with children and families has been leading Bribie Island Community Kindergarten into a position where in Feb 2014 and again in 2017 we were awarded the ‘Excellent’ rating by ACECQA, in 2015 C and K’s Service Leadership award and in 2016 was awarded C and K’s Excellence and Innovation in Pedagogy and Practice award.


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