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Event Name Research Symposium on Early Childhood Education: Excellence through Co-design
Start Date 25 Oct 2019 9:30 am
End Date 25 Oct 2019 4:00 pm
Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes


Excellence in early childhood education is crucial to cultivating positive futures for individuals, families, communities and greater society. This symposium brings together accomplished Western Sydney University researchers and leading community organisations to showcase and promote the role of co-design between research and industry in achieving excellence.

The symposium features invited presentations from Christine Legg, CEO KU Children’s Services and National President Early Childhood Australia, and Associate Professor Christine Woodrow, Centre for Educational Research at Western Sydney University.

Other topics include:

  • Community engagement and collaboration for children
  • Improving assessment and support for children’s language development
  • Food allergies and transition to school
  • Diversity, difference and social Justice in early childhood education.

The symposium culminates with a collaborative discussion between researchers and industry to formulate future research priorities and projects.

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We look forward to welcoming you to our Parramatta City campus on 25 October 2019.