NCNA Conference

NCNA Conference 3rd March
"International Perspectives on Childcare"
IMI Conference Centre, Sandyford Road, Dublin 16.

This conference is aimed at all professionals in childcare. So no matter what role you play, you'll find relevant issues being offered at this year's conference.


9.00 Registration
9.30 Welcome - Naoimh O'Dwyer, Chairperson, NCNA
9.40 Sylda Langford, Director General, Office of the Minister for Children
9.50 John Bennet, OECD Starting Strong - experiences of early care and education in Europe
10.50 Questions and Answers with Sylda Langford and John Bennett
11.15 Coffee
11.30 Seminars

1. Betsy Evans - Social Skills at an early age
2. Jeannett Lykke Mortensen - Experiences of school age childcare in Denmark
3. Inspector Pat Burke, Head of the Garda Vetting Unit
4. Lockton and Ecclesiastical Insurance - Insurance questions answered
5. Welfare, Safety and Health in the Workplace
6. Lorraine Egan and Colleague- Children's First Child Protection Introduction

2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 2.30 AGM
2.30 Betsy Evans
3.30 Coffee
3.45 Richard Woolson - Positive approaches to behaviour management in childcare settings and the development of behaviour management policies

Additional german informations can be found here.