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Abstract submissions

Little People Big Dreams

The 2024 Northern Territory Little People Big Dreams Children’s Learning and Development Conference s held on Saturday 12 October 2024 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade, Darwin. With topics focusing on the themes:

  • Social and emotional well being
  • Cultural connection
  • Strengthening pedagogy
  • Social, environmental and economic sustainability
  • Environments

The Conference provides an opportunity for educators, academics, policy makers and communities to work collaboratively to improve children’s learning and development. 

Abstract Key Dates

Abstracts OpenThursday 21 March 2024
Abstracts CloseWednesday 8 May 2024
Acceptance NotificationsThursday 15 June 2024

Presentation Format

We are looking for workshops that are innovative, interactive and at the forefront of current practice and research related to the education and care sector from birth to 12 years.

  • Abstracts may be submitted for the following presentation types:
  • 40 minute presentation (theatre style)
  • 40 minute interactive workshop
  • All presentations should allow time for questions either during or at the end
  • Abstracts are to be submitted with a title, in Word format and in English to a maximum of 500 words
  • Ensure you indicate the presenting author for the abstract and include a brief biography of no more than 100 words
  • Choose the most relevant abstract theme:
    • Social and emotional well being
    • Cultural connection
    • Strengthening pedagogy
    • Social, environmental and economic sustainability
    • Environments

Guidelines

  • Each Abstract will be assessed according to the following criteria: relevance to the Conference; relevance to the professional context of delegates; potential to contribute to the body of knowledge.
  • Successful Abstracts must be presented by the author/s or a nominated co-author.
  • The presenting author will receive 1 x complimentary registration to the Conference if chosen to present.
  • Audience attendance may reach 100 delegates. Audience numbers are not guaranteed – presentations will run simultaneously with other sessions.
  • Submission of Abstracts implies the author’s agreement to publish the Abstract in all Conference publications inc. website.
  • Acceptance of Abstracts will be by email by 15 June 2023.
  • Acceptance does not imply any payment from the Organising Committee. Authors must arrange and pay for their own accommodation, travel etc. to attend the Conference.
  • Acceptance or otherwise is at the discretion of the Organising Committee whose decision is final.
  • Submission deadline may be extended at the discretion of the Organising Committee

Interactive Workshop Topics

  • Social and Emotional Wellbeing

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  • Strengthening pedagogy

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  • Environments

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  • Cultural Connection

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  • Social, Environmental and Economic Sustainability

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Looking forward to hearing from you!

Do you have a question about the Little People, Big Dreams Conference 2024? Want to get involved? We would like to hear from you!