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2013 Videolinqs (No cost PD for all)
27 November Videolinq
Iain Hodge will present his popular conference presentation - A practical explanation of how children learn. Click here to view recording of presentation (link open to public for one month)
39th ECTA Annual Conference 2014
Saturday 28th June 2014. Keynote and Masterclass's announced. Click for more details
2014 ECTA Member Form JOIN NOW to receive access to Members Centre in 2013/2014
Membership is January to December. ECTA has 8 categories of membership. ECTA membership is tax deductable. Members joining early receive immediate access to the Members Centre. (once processed)
Qualified Kindy Teacher leads to higher NAPLAN score when in Year3
Children who attended a Kindergarten Program with a qualified teacher scored higher than their peers in year 3 NAPLAN tests. Those who attended but without a qualified teacher scored similar to children who didn't attend Kindy.
Under Eight's Week 2014
Each year Early Childhood Australia QLD (ECA QLD) organises Under Eight's Week. The theme for 2014 is "Everyone can play". The week will commence on 16th May 2014. For more information contact ECA