Monday, 10 August 2015
Adele Diamond spoke on the importance of dance and music for the Development of Children". Her research focused on executive functions (EFs), how they are influenced by biological and environmental factors and how they can be improved. Clips of El Sistema and Youth Circus showed children from impoverished backgrounds engaging with their arts in vital and professional ways.
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Saturday, 15 August 2015
Megan Tyne elaborated on the work that was started during the EsF Asssembly in setting up a new Educateurs sans Frontieres website. She presented the next steps as well possibilities of the website.
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Monday, 10 August 2015
Sandrine Mallet spoke on KidsRFuture, an initiative that establishes partnerships between schools. Her presentation showed schools in Argentina, Cambodia, Thailand, Nepal, Mexico that are connected with other schools providing resources and support.
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Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Megan Davies presented on Montessori in early childhood development as a pathway to community development. She gave an overview of work at The Sustainability Institute and the Lynedoch Early Learning Centre in the Western Cape in South Africa.
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Monday, 10 August 2015
Susan Stephenson presented "Sewing Seeds" on her outreach work in the Himalayas, Mongolia, Morocco and Brazil. Susan works on training courses to allow her to assist in areas with less resources. She shared her blog, website and a number of videos.
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Monday, 8 August 2016
Tricia Miller presented on Montessori initiatives at the Barbara Gordon Montessori School in the United States, focusing on the Montessori Adolescent Programme.
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Tuesday, 11 August 2015
Anne Kelly shared her experiences in applying Montessori principles in aged care. Creating Montessori environments in aged care services draws on multi disciplinary research and the prepared environment provides opportunities that promote social confidence in residents.
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Tuesday, 9 August 2016
Jacqueline Mwombeki gave a presentation on her work at NGO Partage Tanzania, an organisation with the motto, ‘Care for the forgotten one’.
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Tuesday, 9 August 2016
Michael Monteiro presented the challenges and successes of his work with Divya Disha, an NGO established in 1987. Divya Disha seeks to be an agent of change that empowers individuals and organisations. Michael told stories from the streets of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
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Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Louis Georges Arsenault presented a summary of some of UNICEF’s work in early childhood in India. He shared some statistics that demonstrated issues still to resolve including pre-school attendance, school drop out rates, and learning levels.
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