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Kindilan Camp

Cnr Days & German Church Rd

Redland Bay, QLD 4165

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The ECW Educators Festival offers Educators an array of authentic and meaningful hands on learning experiences that are fun, innovative and informative. In a tranquil, stress free environment this event provides you with the space to hang out with fellow ECEC villagers, unwind, relax and just Be. Connect with friends and colleagues and wander through the festival at your own leisure, engage in what interests you and have some fun. Take all the time you need to connect with the Exhibitors, participate in a few Mini PD sessions. The Educators Festival has been designed by Educators for Educators so come along check it out, connect, share and learn together.

The Mni Professional Development sessions are planned hands on micro experiences designed as a provocation of learning, to introduce you to professional learning experiences that will inform your thinking and practice. Designed to support you to grow in knowledge and confidence, your experiences will inspire you to take your learning back to your own unique environments to share with colleagues and help to bring some fun back into your work with children, reduce the stress and anxiety associated with your work and motivate you to Be the Best Educator you can Be..

So whose going to be there: EOIs are open until June 30th So this list will continue to grow

Caroline Fewster - Will bring her ususal vitality and fun as she shares some practical hands on experiences to support Educators working with Babies and Toddlers

Nathan Wallis - Nathan will share with you the science behind brain development and the influence of trauma and development on behaviours. The plain speaking neuro scientist will provide you insights to behaviour that will awaken a completely new understanding of how to support children’s development and self regulation. You can catch the festival closing keynote or register for a Masterclass.

Angus Gorrie - Will be speaking from his professional experiences as an OSHC and playworks Educator, of children's engagement within loose parts environments and share some tips and insights around Loose parts

Nature Play QLD - Hyahno Moser - Will be talking Nature Play, the benefits for children, their health and wellbeing

Nature Play QLD - Anya Perkins - Have you been considering the possibility of a Bush Kindy or just wanting to introduce some more nature spaces or excursions into your program? Anya will share with you the first steps to setting up a bush kindy.

Birdwings - will help you to invite participation, support behaviour and find the joy in group times. Join Jennifer and Narell for some circle time songs and dances.

PPProfessionals - Lets talk Literacy, numeracy and the underpinning skills Educators can focus on to support the development of these skills.

Hello Africa Show - Sunday Ali - Is a lively interactive introduction to the music and culture of Africa

Wildlings Forest School - Nicki Farrell and Vicci Oliver will help you to risk assess and sweep your potential Bush Kindy Site

Lindy Doller - Back from speaking at the world forum Lindy will share with you some simple practical resources you can make with children that will delight and build both fine and gross motor skills

Janet Kan - Is an author and specialist ECT working with babies and children with diverse needs and will share insights and strategies to support you to deliver responsive programs for children

Early Learning Redlands - is a group of passionate Early Years professionals dedicated to supporting the development and learning outcomes of young children. They provide a range of FREE professional Development opportunities for Educators in the Redlands area.

Homemade and Trade Fair - supports communities to make a living and brings you a range of hand made sustainable resources from various cultures and a range of countries

Bracas Timbers - Casey and his hand made timber resources are always a huge hit with Educators, last year buying by the trailor load

Unyucky - Bec doesn't preach, doesn't judge, and doesn't pretend there's a magic blueprint to food experiences for children - You'll have fun,.

Phoenix Support for Educators - Connect with Sandi and the Phoenix Support Team and explore the Phoenix cup filling resources

Creative Rocks and Pebbles - Alan will be back again with his hand painted resources, numbers, letters, names and phrases that Educators can weave into your program

Inclusion Support Queensland - Displays, brochures and information on how Inclusion Support Qld can support ECEC services through tailored advice, funding streams, specialist equipment and resources to assist the inclusion of children with additional needs alongside their peers

NAPCAN - This National Child Protection Week has embraced the theme that - 'To raise thriving kids, parents need support to navigate life’s choppy waters' - which is based on the latest research about how we talk about parenting. The presentation will explain the child development approach to communication and remind us that stories, words and metaphors are powerful tools.

For more information see http://frameworksinstitute.org/toolkits/parenting/

Watch this space as more presenters and trades are finalised.

Networking Drinks and Nibbles - 4pm - 6pm
Following the closing Keynote by Nathan Wallis we invite you to join our Collective for a networking opportunity over wine and nibbles, as we all wind down and share the excitement from a fabulous day of connecting and sharing across our profession.

Team building Evening Sat Sept 7th – 6pm – 9pm
Whole teams can come together to participate in an evening of fun designed to build connect and strengthen teams over a range of Fun, informative and interactive experiences packed with trivia, games and prizes.

Overnight accommodation for teams, Includes- Dinner, drinks, desert and breakfast

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