Early Childhood Australia National Conference 2019



About the 2018 ECA National Conference

Become a better educator with real-world advice, best practices and practical takeaways at the 2018 Early Childhood Australia (ECA) National Conference.

Join leading experts from Australia and overseas and learn the latest in early childhood. With sessions on everything from learning environments, sustainability and educator wellbeing to leadership and reconciliation, and more, you’ll leave with dozens of ideas to improve your practice and advance your career.

Attendance at the ECA National Conference ensures that no matter how long you have been in the early childhood sector, your capabilities keep pace with current standards and you maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills you need to deliver the best education and care for young children.

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Why attend?

Our conference will open you up to new possibilities; new knowledge and new skills areas. We look forward to welcoming past and new attendees to Australia’s most comprehensive early childhood event.

‘I really want to attend but it’s too expensive’

Attendance at the ECA National Conference will give you ideas that can help boost your practice and the services that you offer children and your community. The conference is the largest early childhood conference in Australia and it offers a wide range of options for Educators, Directors and Executives that covers every aspect of the sector. The sessions at the ECA Conference dive deep into theories and practice and speakers are on the cutting edge. The end result is that attendees will bring back the latest ideas for improving their practice.

‘It was very refreshing to hear from experts and professionals from all over the world and it was indeed an eye opener for us’—2016 ECA National Conference attendee.

‘I am already watching similar content in webinars online’

You cannot replace or underestimate the value of an in-person conference experience. At the ECA National Conference, you will meet other professionals in the early childhood sector, have the chance to network directly with speakers and ask targeted questions so you can walk away with the knowledge that you need for your service or career goals.

‘Do I have to be an ECA member to attend?’

The ECA National Conference is open to anyone working in the early childhood sector. Every session is packed with useful advice applicable to every team—it is not only for ECA members.

‘I’m not sure if I can have that much time away from work’

By dedicating time to experience the ECA National Conference, you will be able to focus and fully immerse yourself in ‘learning mode’, which will allow you to execute what you learn faster and give you new ideas. When you return from the event, you can deliver a presentation on what you’ve have learnt and how it can be applied in your workplace or service.

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