UHI Inverness are hosting a free full-day (lunch Included) Early Years Conference on Saturday 24th June.
The focus for the conference is ‘Gender and Inclusion in Early Years Practice: Challenges and Opportunities’.
The aim of the conference is to explore the following themes:
Gender – promoting gender equality and flexibility within the Early Years workforce and to promote men in early years practice; to raise awareness and challenge gender stereotypes in early years practice.
Inclusion – To raise awareness of issues related to gender, race and LGBT+ and ways to promote equality and diversity within the early years sector; to discuss neurodiversity and ways to support quality practice that meets children’s needs.
Cost: Free with lunch included. Please state any dietary requirements.
Dr Shaddai Tembo is a lecturer in early childhood studies (UK and China) at Bath Spa University and an associate lecturer at the Open University. He is a trustee for the Fatherhood Institute and formerly Early Education. Shaddai is an independent speaker and consultant through Critical Early Years.
A variety of a workshops around the topic of gender and inclusion within the Early Years sector hosted by: Gender Friendly Scotland, Rachel Geddes on Neurodiversity, and challenges from men working with the sector.
The event will include a wide range of stall holders from across the sector.
Onsite parking and local transport links available.
Register now for this exciting event free event.
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