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Forum - The Environment as a Teacher

Event name: Forum - The Environment as a Teacher

Event date/time: 11th Apr 2014 9:00am-5:00pm

Location: C3 Convention Centre, 64 Anglesea Street, South Hobart

About this event

The Environment as a Teacher, Sustaining Connections through the Early Years

Keynote Speakers

Kirsty Liljegren, is currently the Teaching Director of Cornish College Early Learning Centre, Patterson River, Victoria, which caters for children three to five years of age. The School as a whole has a strong emphasis on inquiry-based learning, alongside a commitment to sustainable education.  Kirsty's presentation will discuss: How does the Early Years Learning Framework translate on an everyday level? Where can it take us in terms of self-directed learning, development of self and sense of place that quality nature-based programs make possible for young children?

Dough Fargher, Director Westgarth Kindergarten 2011 and Founder of Bush Kinder – Westgarth Kindergarten, Melbourne. Doug has been working in Early Childhood Education for over 20 years. He has a passion for allowing children to learn through play, outdoors in nature. Doug is teaching in the Bush Kinder program and directing its implementation, as well as consulting and speaking nationally about this.

Presentations of local ideas will also be included.

Date: Friday 11 April 2014 

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Venue: C3 Convention Centre, 64 Anglesea Street, South Hobart

Cost : An attendance fee of $88.00 per person applies. Refreshments will be provided.

If you would like to attend this Forum please visit the Tasmanian Early Years Foundation website to complete the registration form.

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