ECE conferences

Our conferences for early childhood education have been hugely successful, for many years,
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About Childspace conferences

Professional learning & development for teachers

Childspace runs conferences all over the globe to help teachers and others in early childhood education.

See what’s coming up below.

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Yeah Baby!

Yeah Baby! is a specialist conference concerned with the education and care of our infants from birth to three years of age. This one day conference runs from 9am-3pm, includes a packed lunch, trade fair, and great seminar and workshops style presentations. The format for the day ensures delegates will return to their early childhood settings affirmed and inspired with topics covered all relevant to work and play with children under 3.

Every year brings a fresh new line-up of content. So participants are welcome to attend annually and will gain new knowledge every time. Speakers will also vary between regions.

We will be bringing our Yeah Baby! conferences to the following regions in New Zealand and Australia:

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Join us in 2023 to a make a noise for ECE!

Childspace Early Childhood Institute and Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand are excited to bring you an unforgettable national conference for early childhood education in Aotearoa NZ.

2023 is election year and we want to unite our sector for ECE!

Course cancellation policy

If Childspace cancels a course for any reason, a full refund will be made.

If you need to withdraw from a course, a full refund will be made, providing that we have at least 7 days’ written notice (prior to the course date) to [email protected]. If a withdrawal is made within 7 days of the course date due to unavoidable circumstances, a refund may be made, less an administration fee of 25% of the course fee. In this case we recommend that you send a replacement person. In the case of non-attendance on a course without notice, no refund will be made. Enrolment on a course constitutes acceptance of this policy.

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Make a noise for ECE!

Be part of an awesome ECE Conference in 2023,  at the Museum Of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, on August 24th to 27th.

Toni and Robin Christie are keynote speakers at this exciting event.