Early Childhood Australia (ECA) is pleased to announce the 2021 AJEC Research Symposium, Complexity and change: Contemporary research in early childhood, convened virtually on 11–12 February 2021.

Early childhood practitioners, researchers, leaders, academics and students exchanged ideas, innovative research methodologies and findings. The symposium  also discussed the latest research and pedagogical practice from the longest-running and most highly regarded academic journal produced by ECA, the Australasian Journal of Early Childhood (AJEC).

The 2021 AJEC Research Symposium included:

  • keynote presentations based on the theme of Complexity and change: Contemporary research in early childhood
  • panel discussions providing themed provocations for researchers and interested stakeholders
  • roundtable discussions—sharing and debating research evidence, theoretical perspectives and methods
  • two new presentation formats, namely Symposium presentations and Provocations.

Find out more about the 2021 AJEC Research Symposium