EDeNn - Start Strong Conference
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EDeNn and Start Strong hosted a Conference "Making a Difference for all Children: Building Capacity for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Early Childhood" on Saturday 22nd June 2013 in the Clarion Hotel.
The Key Note Speaker was: Louise Derman-Sparks (Pasadena, Ca) Author of the Anti-Bias Curriculum
The conference was very well-attended with 130 practitioners attending, and was opened by Frances Fitzgerald, TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.
For some photos of speakers and the crowd on the day, go to our Facebook Page.
There was some media coverage:
2nd July 2013, The Irish Times, "Why Children Have to be Treated Differently to be Equal", article by Sheila Wayman on equality & diversity in pre-schools - EDENN & Start Strong Conference. Read here.
22nd June 2013, The Irish Mirror, "Children's group demands more pay and better training for childcare workers", by Gareth MacNamee. Read here.
22nd June 2013, breakingnews.ie, "Government urged to invest in training for childcare workers". Read here.