Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand is excited to announce the theme, keynote speakers, dates and venue for its re-vamped and re-energised 2020 conference.
‘The theme of our conference is, Our Teachers, Our Future | A mātou kaiako, tō mātou ao apōpō.
‘This reflects that it is mostly for teachers and educators and will be future-focused: the future of the early childhood education (ECE) profession, our tamariki and their whānua, and New Zealand society,’ says Te Rito Maioha Chief Executive, Kathy Wolfe.
‘In addition, 2020 is going to be a pivotal year, with implementation of the Early Learning Strategic Plan and Education Workforce Strategy, and Teaching Council changes to initial teacher education.
‘We want to help teachers navigate the changes, identify the opportunities and be confident. We also want our conference to make the most of modern technology, be highly interactive and really be a wow event for the ECE sector.’
Keynote speakers for the 2020 conference are: