First Global Conference for Kindergarten Teachers

We all know the importance of learning new things, new ways, new approaches, and new methods, … they help us do things better, faster, or more effectively. The world is changing faster than ever before and because of that, we are forced to grow. As we are constantly facing challenges the need for impactful solutions is increasing. But where do we find them? By learning from those who successfully mastered the challenges with creative solutions that work.

Kindergartens International Institution has gathered international experts in the field of preschool education to help you improve your professional skills, by presenting new ways, new approaches, and new methods, which will help you do things better, faster, and more effectively.

100 Early Childhood Educators from 38 countries all over the world have registered.

Special guests of the Conference

Dr. Jean Feldman’s noteworthy educational career has spanned more than 50 years. She has served as a classroom teacher, instructor of adults, author, and consultant. Dr. Feldman’s list of degrees include a B.A. from the University of Georgia, a D.A.S.T. from Emory University, and both M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Georgia State University. Dr. Feldman inspires teachers across the country with her engaging songs and creative activities that help make teaching and learning FUN!

Dr. Jean has authored more than 20 books for early childhood educators, has published 15 CDs and 2 DVDs, and has recorded hundreds of YouTube videos that are used by teachers and children of all ages all over the world. Check out her “Banana Dance” with more than 38 million hits for a smile!!

Milla Mikkola is a kindergarten teacher. She has worked as an early childhood teacher and manager in Finland for ten years. She has planned, implemented, and guided teachers in Finnish early childhood pedagogy. She is especially passionate about the importance of playful learning and children’s unique development in early education.

Milla Mikkola is also the CEO and CoFounder of Kindiedays, a digital solution developed to support quality early childhood education.

Sue Asquith is an international early childhood consultant, she has worked in the early years sector for 24 years as a registered childminder, mentor affiliated with local children centres, college lecturer, associate trainer and assessor for various childcare charities and has worked on several DfE funded projects.  

Her work includes writing and delivering training, consultancy visits, writing blogs, and delivering keynote speeches and workshops at conferences in the UK and around the world. Her book Self-Regulation Skills in Young Children was published in April 2020. 

Monday, 17 Oct 2022 – Time Zone CEST

2:00 PM ~ Welcome speech by the founder of Kindergartens International Institution | Klavdija Svet

2:10 PM ~ Introduction of Finland’s Early Education System | Milla Mikkola

2:35 PM ~ NTC learning method – Playing with cars | Jasna Nuša Štaher

2:55 PM ~ Self-Regulation Skills in Young Children | Sue Asquith

3:25 PM ~ Breakout Rooms

3:40 PM ~ Break

3:45 PM ~ Round table on What Matters Most in a child’s first five years

4:45 PM ~ Open discussions

5:00 PM ~ Closing of the day

Wednesday, 19 Oct 2022 – Time Zone CEST

2:00 PM ~ The Best of Dr. Jean – Fun and Skill-Based Activities | Dr. Jean Feldman

2:45 PM ~ Creative and Fun Language Learning | Saga Arola

3:15 PM ~ Animated Film Created by Children | Suzana Savec

3:35 PM ~ Breakout rooms

3:45 PM ~ Break

3:50 PM ~ Workshop Education for Happiness, Responsibility, and Success in Life

4:30 PM ~ Open discussions and announcements

5:00 PM ~ The end of the conference

By attending the conference, you will receive an official certificate of attendance, for which the following conditions must be met:

  • attendance at the conference from start to finish,
  • filled out Professional Development Reflections Form,
  • paid membership fee*.

*Exceptions: Because we want to provide equal opportunities for all, kindergarten teachers that come from countries where governments or employers don’t support permanent education will get free membership. The same applies to students.

Registration fee is 179€ and includes:

~ access to the online global conference organized by Kindergartens International Institution,
~ one-on-one exchange meetings in breakout rooms,
~ possibility to share your work in a 10 – 15 minute video presentation – no paperwork required,
~ Certificate of Attendance.

The membership fee must be paid before the conference.

*Exceptions: Because we want to provide equal opportunities for all, kindergarten teachers that come from countries where governments or employers don’t support permanent education will be given free access to the conferences. The same applies to students.

Payment link – when paying online, please use your registration email.

Bank transfer instructions

Your organization may need to register us as a supplier to make foreign payment. Please use below official company details for this process.

Company name: Ustanova Kindergartens International
Company address: Pregljeva ulica 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenija
Bank: NLB d.d.
Bank address: Trg republike 2, 1520 Ljubljana
IBAN: SI56 0284 3026 3885 091
Reference: member + your full name
Banking costs: kindly instruct your bank that all charges are at your expenses

The membership fee must be paid before the conference.