Montessori Early Childhood Conference

The premier annual event for Montessori early childhood educators, the 2017 Montessori Early Childhood Conference will focus on how Montessori is able to transcend all areas of early childhood and meet the needs of all children.

Our keynote speakers include Laura Flores Shaw, Prof. Margaret Sims, Michelle Lane-Barmapov, Ned David, and Pamela Nunn.

The workshops include:

  • Montessori & Autism - Michelle Lane-Barmapov
  • Music Workshop - Richard Gill OA
  • Differentiation of the Self - Laura Flores Shaw
  • Montessori in the Home - Ferne van Zyl *
  • Language Development from 0-3 - Ferne van Zyl *

* These workshops are able to be booked separately for parents and family day carer providers to attend.  Refer to the Parent Talks listed on the Events page for registration:

Come and join us in Brisbane at the riverside South Bank Precinct, with its cultural, dining and entertainment attractions. Book now for this informative and inspirational event. The event is open to all Montessori early education practitioners and will also include a workshop on the Sunday for parents and those new to Montessori. 

Download the file below for details on School Tours on the Friday.

The Conference Reception with canapés and drinks will be held from 5:00pm - 7:00pm on the Saturday evening to unwind and socialise with fellow Montessorians. 

  • Subscriber Price $510
  • Non Subscriber Price $680

NOTICE: Regrettably, due to a personal emergency, Richard Gill will no longer be presenting the Music Workshop.  We are delighted to be joined at such short notice by Alpha Gregory.

Montessori for Everyone
Download the App: 

Download the Conference app from iTunes or Google Play:

  • Search for and download BCEC Live
  • Select Your Event App
  • Select Type Code
  • Enter the code MECC17
Saturday, 18 March 2017 -
8:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, 19 March 2017 -
8:30am to 12:45pm
Your Price $680.00