Faculty of Education, University of Osijek (Croatia)

and 

Croatian Academy of Science and Arts, Center for Scientific Work in Vinkovci (Croatia)

kindly invite you to the

1st International Scientific Conference 

KOMPAS - Competent Systems in Early Childhood Education and Care

1st International Scientific Conference KOMPAS Programme 

1st International Scientific Conference

KOMPAS - Competent Systems in Early Childhood Education and Care 

will be held from 21st to 22nd of October 2022 in Osijek (Croatia) organized by the Faculty of Education in Osijek and Croatian Academy of Science and Arts, Center for Scientific Work in Vinkovci.

This year's conference theme is Creating pedagogical meeting places

The aim of this conference is to connect participants from different levels of the educational system and to provide a platform for systematic, reciprocal and purposeful interaction aimed at promoting a culture of quality and professionalism in the system of early childhood education and care. 

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 in order to offer answers to some of the following questions:

NEW EXTENDED DATE

Due to the large number of inquiries, we would like to inform you that the registration and abstract submission deadline for participation in the 1st International Scientific Conference Competent Systems in Early Childhood Education and Care has been extended.

You can apply as a listener or with an abstract until June 15, 2022.


Important Dates

Registration and abstract submission opens: 15th March 2022

Registration and abstract submission deadline: 15th May 2022

New extended registration and abstract submission deadline: 15th June 2022

Feedback on acceptance of the abstract: 15th July 2022

Registration fee deadline for all presenting and non-presenting delegates: 1st October 2022

Full paper submission deadline: 15th December 2022


Keynote Speakers

Arianna Lazzari

University of Bologna, Italy


Towards a systemic approach to workforce professionalization: sustaining ECEC quality through ongoing professional development and team pedagogical guidance

Edita Slunjski

University of Zagreb, Croatia


Professional learning for a sustainable change


Mathias Urban

Dublin City University, Ireland


Towards a global common good: Reimagining early childhood education in times of crisis 





Lidija Vujičić

University of Rijeka, Croatia


Povezivanje istraživanja i prakse: izazovi inicijalnog obrazovanja odgajatelja 







The Conference will be held in person (organizers hold the right to change the manner of holding the conference if epidemiological conditions become unfavorable).

The official languages of the conference are English and Croatian.


Organizers

Faculty of Education, University of Osijek, Republic of Croatia

Croatian Academy of Science and Arts, Center for Scientific Work in Vinkovci, Republic of Croatia


Faculty of Education

University of Osijek

Cara Hadrijana 10, 31000 Osijek

CROATIA

kompaskonf@gmail.com