THE rights for all children to experience their childhood will be the central theme at this year’s C&K Early Childhood Annual Conference, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre this month.
On from 25 to 27 May, an integral part of the annual calendar of events from C&K, this conference provides valuable insights, presenters, workshops and exhibitors for educators and policy makers in early childhood education.
Tim Gill, an inspiring keynote speaker from the United Kingdom, will share the importance of taking risks in early childhood. A world leader in advocating for more risk
in childhood, Tim’s book No Fear: Growing up in a risk adverse society published in 2007 continues to be a top seller for early childhood professionals and policy makers.
Jenny Brockie of SBS's Insight will facilitate the “Children’s Rights” panel. The panel will challenge current thinking on risk and the impacts on children’s rights to childhood.
The panel features experts in the field of early childhood from Australia, United Kingdom and via satellite from the United States.
The Conference Childrens Rights Panel members are:
Lenore Skenazy will be speaking via satellite from New York, author of “Free-range Kids”. Lenore caused a stir worldwide when she let her nine year old son ride on the subway alone.
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