Celebrating Diversity: 'Together we make our world complete'

21 September 2016

Celebrating Diversity: 'Together we make our world complete'

Join us for a celebration of good practice in early years settings across Ireland and views from colleagues in USA

Saturday 15 October 9am - 4pm Canal Court Hotel, Newry

You will hear from outstanding keynote speakers who have championed children's rights, researched the underlying factors in discrimination, considered and promoted best practice across diverse cultures and societies internationally and developed models for understanding and appreciating each other's models of the world.

You cannot afford to miss this scintillating event Keynotes addresses on topical themes by:

  • Professor Paul Connolly: Queens University: Diversity and Social Inclusion in the Early Years
  • Jillian van Turnhout: Former Irish Senator and Children's Rights advocate: Evolving Identities in a Changing World
  • Ernest Hooper: Tampa Bay Tribune : Soldiers for Society: The Invaluable Role of Childcare Educators
  • Siobhan Fitzpatrick: CEO Early Years Organisation : Starting Early - Fostering a Culture of Respecting Difference
  • Lynne Peyton: Child Care Consultant - A Practical Model for Appreciating Differences

Plus : A range of interactive workshops showcasing opportunities for supporting children, including:

  • Children Living in Direct Provision
  • Children with Disabilities
  • Children from Diverse Cultures
  • Family Support Managing and overcoming discrimination effectively

Featuring a Skype link up with our partner organisation in Florida

To book your place, please click here.

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