Conference Presentations

Presentation slides from the FDCA 2018 National Conference can be downloaded below.


Dr Sandy Farquhar, Director of Early Childhood Education, University of Auckland
My Home, My Body

Perry Campbell, Deputy National Education Leader & General Manager Educational Leadership, ACECQA
Say as I do - The art of articulation

Dr Angela Fenton and Nicky Spalding, Charles Sturt University
A strengths approach to child protection education in family day care

Vicki Cook, Administration Officer, Camden Family Day Care
The value of effective administrative practices

Robyn Henderson, Global Networking Specialist, Author and Ghost Writer, Networking to Win
Dare to dream - self esteem and confidence building for busy people

Caroline Fewster, Early Childhood Education Consultant and Adjunct Professor, Bond University
Contemporary play and learning possibilities designed for babies and toddlers

Andrea Darley, Service Liaison Officer, Family Day Care Australia
Relationships in family day care

Mike Roberts, Partner, Vardanega Roberts Solicitors
Managing risk in family day care

Catharine Hydon, Early Childhood Road Safety Education Program
Starting Out Safely: Embracing an innovative approach to road safety education for family day care

Deidre Knight, DECD Central Metro Family Day Care Scheme
A heart centered approach  to environmental sustainability in early childhood education and care

Jennifer Ribarovski, Managaing Director, JR Education and Consulting Services
Children's autonomy - more than just chcicken or beef

Dr Michelle Brady, Senior Research Fellow, University of Queensland
Families' Experiences of Childcare Flexibility/Inflexibility in a 24/7 Economy

Australian Government Department of Education and Training
The Australia Government's Inclusion Support Programme (ISP) - reflectionson principles and best practice in family day care

Please note that not all presenters have made their slides available.