The field of Early Learning and Child Care is an evolving field, growing in its body of knowledge and guided by principles and frameworks, while maintaining a strong commitment to supporting children, families and educators.
The MacEwan Child Care Conference continues to work towards meeting the professional development needs and interests of the participants who work in the broad spectrum of settings making up this field.
Join us for an engaging day of information, networking and inspiration.
City Centre Campus
10700 - 104 Avenue
Dr Ray Doiron & Dr Gabriella Arias de Sanchez (UPEI) Exploring Early Years Curriculum Frameworks and their Implementation from an International Perspective
Chrissy Lepper (New Zealand) Applying an Updated Curriculum Framework: an Aotearoa New Zealand Professional Learning Perspective
Monique Gray Smith (Little Drum Consulting) Respectfully Weaving Indigenous Perspectives throughout Curriculum
Workshops, panels and papers
Dr Jane Hewes (TRU) & Dr Tricia Lirette (MacEwan) Community of Learners Gatherings: Co-constructing Curriculum and Transformative Learning
Dr Carolyn Bjartviet (MRU) The Living Wall: Implementing and Interpretting Working Documentation in Inclusive Early Learning and Child Care Settings
Katie Swales & Tanja Westland (Yukon) How do we make Curriculum Frameworks relevant to our communities?
Dr Marc Sutton (NorQuest) Identifying and including children with autism
Dr Ray Doiron & Dr Gabriella Arias de Sanchez (UPEI) Exploring Early Years Curriculum Frameworks and their Implementation: Six case studies in implementing curriculum frameworks
Cynthia Alles-Parasidis, Marc Battle, Kim Hanna & Ruth Lindsey-Armstrong (Red River College) Getting the Bums out of seats: Active learning in Early Childhood Education Classrooms
Gyda Chud (ECEFF) Integrating Children's Stories into our Curriculum Frameworks
Linda Sutherby (MRU) Incorporating Curriculum Framework Concepts into a Degree Program
Dr Randa Khattar (UWO) & Angela Woodburn (London Bridge Child Care) Early Years Frameworks for Creative Climate Action Pedagogies with Young Children
Dr Christine Massing (UR), Dr Anna Kirova (UA) & Dr Larry Prochner (UA) Representations of Diversity in Canadian Curriculum Frameworks
Nicole Cook & Jacqueline Tisher (Hope’s Home) Supporting Children with Complex Needs
Lakeland College Translating Alberta's Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum for French communities
Mary Lynne Matheson (NorQuest) The Curriculum Framework in Practice in an Intercultural Setting
Dr Cathy Smey-Carston & Dr Joanne Baxter (MRU) Explorations in the Implementation of a Curriculum Framework: An Alberta Perspective
Dr Jane Hewes (TRU), Dr Tricia Lirette (MacEwan) with educators from community programs Animating a Socio-Cultural Curriculum Framework through Participatory Action Research: Stories from the Field
Chrissy Lepper (New Zealand) Applying a Curriculum Framework: An Aotearoa New Zealand Professional Learning Perspective
Mary Lynne Matheson ( NorQuest) Learning Stories as a tool in Curriculum Frameworks
Kim Gravel and educators (University Infant Toddler Centre) Voices from the field: A journey in implementing a curriculum framework.