ICMEC Seminar: Marketised Early Childhood Systems Recent Developments in New Zealand and Australia

An ICMEC international hybrid seminar

ICMEC is delighted to welcome back Professor Linda Mitchell, Waikato University, New Zealand and Professor Fran Press, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK who will present at ICMEC’s first – hybrid – seminar since the Pandemic.

  • Professor Mitchell will speak on the subject ‘Turning the tide on privatised early childhood education in New Zealand’
  • Professor Press will speak on the subject ‘A mixed economy and the quality of ECEC. Lessons learned from the Australian experience’

Professor Helen Penn, Professor Emerita at UEL, co-founder of ICMEC and Honorary Professor at UCL’s Institute of Education, will provide a response to the two presentations and introduce the discussion

Date: Monday 27 June 2022
Time: 1.30 to 4.30 p.m.
Venue: UEL University Square Stratford Campus (1 Salway Road, London E15 1NF) or online

This seminar is free of charge, but to confirm your attendance please email Eva Lloyd at e.lloyd@uel.ac.uk and indicate whether you plan to attend in person or would prefer to be sent a TEAMS link. Do feel free to pass this invitation to interested colleagues.

To get to UEL’s University Square Stratford Campus:

Prof Dr Eva Lloyd
Professor of Early Childhood and Director of ICMEC
School of Education and Communities, University of East London