Family Day Care Australia National Conference (FDC2012)

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Location: Southbank, Queensland, Australia

Event Date/Time: Jul 18, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 21, 2012
Early Registration Date: May 28, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 20, 2012
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July 2012 will feature the 7th Family Day Care Australia National Conference. The conference will run between 18-21 July at the magnificent Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The conference theme is ‘Children the heart of the Dream’. With children at the centre of what we do, we unite in a common goal, to harness the unique benefits of family day care and to strive for excellence in providing unrivalled outcomes for children.
As has been the case in previous FDCA Conferences, the organising committee are enlisting a diverse and high calibre program of respected presenters and facilitators. Blended with an outstanding social program to network with colleagues you will leave ‘Children the Heart of the Dream’ inspired, informed and united in our mission to make family day care excellent childcare ... at home!


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Presenters, key note speakers and workshop sessions will focus around 3 key streams: •Celebrate Children - their strengths and their ability to learn, communicate, develop relationships, personal identity and spirituality •Challenge our Practices – to firmly embed children ‘at the heart of the dream’. A critical review of our work to reconstruct the ‘practice’ of managers, coordination-unit staff and educators, around quality outcomes for children. •Connect with Others – to look locally and globally at research and evidence based best practice and to share experiences that build our knowledge bank.