Leadership and Governance

Conference, AGM and Awards Dinner 2018

Friday 23rd November 2018

Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast

This one day conference explores the concept of leadership within the early years sector and aims to provide programme leaders, members of the management committees and independent owners with information, advice and networking opportunities to support their decision making and enhance outcomes for children.

Workshop topics to include:

  • Building Sustainable Management Committees;
  • Management of Finances;
  • Conflict Resolution;
  • Outcomes for Strategic Development;
  • Action Planning for Improvement;
  • Creating and Implementing a Shared Education Policy;
  • Governance and Leadership for Outcomes (GLO) Programme

Keynote Speaker

June O'Sullivan MBE

June O'Sullivan MBE is Chief Executive of the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), a social enterprise which currently runs 37 nurseries across eleven London boroughs. Click here to read more >>

In a world of widening social class and increasing child poverty, we need to do things differently. This presentation will tell the story of how social enterprise can change the way we operate with benefits for children, families and communities.


The Conference will be followed by our Annual Awards Dinner celebrating the success of the settings achieving accreditation, which identifies the high standard of early years care and education provided by them.

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