ECD Conference

Early Childhood Development Conference

All nursery school up to foundation phase teachers are invited to join us at the 2019 ACSI Early Childhood Development Conference.
The conference will have exciting plenary sessions and break-away workshops which intend to bring the focus back to basics, but spanning a variety of topics.

Date and time: The conference starts on Friday 13 September at 13:00 and concludes on Saturday 14 September at 16:00
Venue: RiverstoneLodge, Muldersdrift, Gauteng. This venue is conveniently accessible from Lanseria (20 minutes’ drive). Googlemaps link.

Conference Fee (including 2 meals) excluding accommodation: Members pay R2 000; non-members pay R2 250
Conference fee including accommodation (including 3 meals): Members pay R2 600; non-members pay R2 850

Please note that registration has now closed

Main SessionsSpeakers
ELDA curriculum developmentsAndrea Sciarappa (Tools For School)
LegislationRobyn Wienand (Play with a Purpose)
Health and WellnessCarol Garner (Nurse and International Case Manager)
Digital addiction Dr Anke Brand (Digital Intelligence)
Workshop breakaways
Protective Behaviors Hayley Walker
Story telling Shann de Smidt
Barriers to LearningRene Christiane
Main SessionsSpeakers
ELDA curriculum developmentsAndrea Sciarappa (Tools For School)
LegislationRobyn Wienand (Play with a Purpose)
Health and WellnessCarol Garner (Nurse and International Case Manager)
Digital addiction Dr Anke Brand (Digital Intelligence)
Workshop breakaways
Protective Behaviors Hayley Walker
Story telling Shann de Smidt
Barriers to LearningRene Christiane

Programme:

Day 1

13:00 – 14:00 

Registration

14:00 – 14:30 

 Welcome and conference opening

14:30 – 15:30

Plenary 1: Sr. Carol Garner – Health and common illness in the junior phase

15:30 – 16:00 

Tea

16:00 – 17:15 

Plenary 2: Dr. Anke Brand – Digital Intelligence

17:30  

Dinner

Day 2

08:00 – 08:30 

Worship and devotion

08:30 – 09:45 

Plenary 3: Robyn Wienand – Changes in the ECD environment

09:45 – 10:15

Exhibitors

10:15 – 10:45

Tea

10:45 – 12:00

Workshop session 1

12:15 – 13:30 

Plenary 4: Andrea Sciarappa – Curriculum developments

13:30 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 15:45 

Workshop session 2

15:45 – 16:00

Conference closing

Day 1
13:00 – 14:00 

Registration

14:00 – 14:30 

 Welcome and conference opening

14:30 – 15:30

Plenary 1: Sr. Carol Garner – Health and common illness in the junior phase

15:30 – 16:00 

Tea

16:00 – 17:15 

Plenary 2: Dr. Anke Brand –
Digital Intelligence

17:30  

Dinner

Day 2

08:00 – 08:30 

Worship and devotion

08:30 – 09:45 

Plenary 3: Robyn Wienand –
Changes in the ECD environment

09:45 – 10:15

Exhibitors

10:15 – 10:45

Tea

10:45 – 12:00

Workshop session 1

12:15 – 13:30 

Plenary 4: Andrea Sciarappa –
Curriculum developments

13:30 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 15:45 

Workshop session 2

15:45 – 16:00

Conference closing