Men and women are warmly invited to attend the Summit of the Early Childhood Men in NZ Assn (ECMenz). Friday will consist of political and research presentations and panels. Saturday will include fun learning workshops and roundtables on various gender, initial teacher education and workforce topics. For people staying over Saturday night, Sunday morning will provide the opportunity for social activities and visits to services around Wellington hosted by Childspace.
The Summit advocates for men to be involved in ECE, and includes new projects and presentations on gender issues, teacher employment, teacher’s work, boy’s and girl’s learning, children’s educational achievement, childcare practices, including dads in ECE settings, etc.