Change is not a new concept in the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector. Educators and leaders are no strangers to the ever-evolving landscape of this dynamic field. However, embracing change can still be a daunting task, especially when it comes to taking on new leadership roles. Whether you have recently become a  (2IC), director, or have set your sights on such positions in the future, it’s essential to approach these changes with confidence and overcome any imposter syndrome that may arise. This is where our Emerging Leaders two-day series comes in to support you. 

Our aim is to provide a supportive and nurturing environment for individuals on their unique learnership journey. We understand that stepping into a leadership role can sometimes feel overwhelming. That’s why our series focuses on addressing common challenges and empowering emerging leaders in the ECEC sector. Throughout the two-day forum, we delve into key topics such as navigating the business, inspiring leadership and people management, understanding compliance for safeguarding the business, and supporting the role of the educational leader. 

Are you considering a leadership role in your future? Don’t wait any longer—seize the opportunity to gain a head start in knowledge-building and network with other emerging leaders in the sector. Our Emerging Leaders two-day series equips you with valuable insights and practical tools that will benefit you throughout your career journey within the ECEC sector. 

Here are some of the career benefits you can expect to gain from participating in our program: 

  • Our series provides a solid foundation for those aspiring to roles such as 2IC, Director, or even Area Manager. We equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in these leadership positions. 
  • Navigating Sector-Specific Resources: Understanding the ins and outs of the ECEC sector can be overwhelming. We guide you through the maze of sector-specific resources and information, ensuring you are well-equipped to make informed decisions that drive positive change. 
  • Building a Toolkit for Success: We believe in arming emerging leaders with a versatile toolkit that they can carry with them wherever they go within the sector. Our series provides you with practical strategies, frameworks, and best practices that support effective leadership and management. 
  • Developing Confidence in Difficult Conversations: As a leader, you will inevitably face challenging conversations and situations. Through our forum, you will gain the confidence and skills to navigate these conversations with finesse, fostering accountability and positive outcomes. 
  • Avoiding Burnout and Managing Daily Demands: We understand that the role of a leader can be demanding, both mentally and emotionally. Our forum focuses on helping you establish and maintain professional boundaries, effectively managing your daily tasks, and preventing burnout. 

At Child Australia, we are passionate about nurturing emerging leaders in the ECEC sector. Our Emerging Leaders two-day series is designed to support your growth, provide you with invaluable tools, and create a strong network of like-minded professionals. Embrace change, take the leap, and embark on a journey of personal and professional development with us. Together, let’s shape the future of the ECEC sector through inspired leadership and unwavering dedication.