KU Quarterly April 2019 - Page 6

Upcoming Professional Learning Events UNDERSTANDING INFANT PEDAGOGY – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY This professional learning day will provide delegates with practical perspectives on infant development and learning. Friday 24 May 9:00am – 10:30am Keynote 11:00am – 12:30pm Workshop Karstens, Level 1 111 Harrington St The Rocks, Sydney The Developing Brain: Translating Neuroscience into Practice Nathan Wallis – Neuroscience Educator Participants will explore the science of brain development and what it means for how we interact, nurture and educate our youngest citizens. 9:00am – 2:30pm 1:00pm – 2:30pm Infant Directed Speech and Early Language Development Keynote Dr Christa Lam-Cassettari and Dr Karen Mattock – Western Sydney University The quality and quantity of speech provided to infants and toddlers and its implications will be discussed with tips for how early educators can positively influence language development. To find out more or to register, click here. Page 6 www.ku.com.au APRIL 2019