Faculty of Education, University of Osijek (Croatia) 

is pleased to announce and kindly invite you the

2nd International Scientific Conference 

KOMPAS - Competent Systems in Early Childhood Education and Care

which will be held from October 11 to 12, 2024 in Osijek (Republic of Croatia).

The focus of this year's KOMPAS are values - how are values defined in today's society, what is their role in relation to early childhood education and care, what values are dominant today and how values are realized through our actions and at all levels of competent systems.

We kindly invite communities of practitioners in kindergartens, higher education professors employed in institutions focused on the education of professional staff in kindergartens, the scientific community, representatives of educational policy and all other participants involved in early childhood education and care to take part in the Conference.

Participants are invited to submit their presentations of theoretical and empirical research and examples of good practice

Important dates

Registration and abstract submission deadline: 30th June 2024

Feedback on acceptance of the abstract: 15th July 2024

Registration deadline for all non-presenting delegates: 13th September 2024

Registration fee deadline for all presenting and non-presenting delegates: 20th September 2024

Full paper submission deadline: 30th December 2024 (anticipated date of the publication: December 2025)



Dženeta CamovićPh.D., Associate Professor, 

University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jasmina Bećirović-KarabegovićPh.D., Associate Professor, 

University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nima Sharmahd, Ph.D.

VBJK (Center for Innovation in the Early Years), Ghent, Belgium

Lidija MiškeljinPh.D., Full Professor

University of Belgrade, Serbia

1st International Scientific Conference KOMPAS Programme and Book of Abstracts

Faculty of Education

University of Osijek

Cara Hadrijana 10, 31000 Osijek