By Lobna Ajaini


  • Understanding racial/cultural Microaggressions in the ECE workplace

    Join us for an insightful workshop that sheds light on microaggressions within the Early Childhood Education (ECE) workplace. Educators will explore rational/cultural microaggressions through real-life scenarios and case studies, prompting reflective discussions. This workshop equips participants with strategies and self-assessment tools to effectively address microaggressions, fostering an inclusive and supportive environment in ECE workplaces.


    Learning Outcomes:

    Microaggressions Awareness: Recognize and address cultural and racial microaggressions.

    Reflective Discussions: Engage in meaningful conversations about real-life microaggression experiences.

    Inclusive Environments: Develop strategies to create supportive, inclusive ECE workplaces.

    Effective Responses: Acquire skills to confidently respond to microaggressions.


    Lobna's Message:

    "Empower educators to navigate microaggressions and cultivate inclusive ECE spaces. Let's foster environments where healthy relationships thrive."

  • Understanding and Implementing DEI in the ECE Classroom

    Embark on a transformative journey in this workshop, as educators delve into comprehending and applying diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles within the early childhood education (ECE) setting. Through practical strategies and real-life scenarios, participants will cultivate an environment that fosters healthy relationships, counters personal biases, implements anti-racist approaches, and utilizes daily DEI action plans and resources.


    Learning Outcomes:

    1.    Create an Anti-Bias Environment: Develop skills to cultivate an environment that celebrates diversity and counteracts biases.

    2.    Overcome Personal Biases: Acquire strategies to navigate personal biases, fostering healthier relationships within the classroom.

    3.    Implement Anti-Racism Approach: Gain insights into incorporating anti-racist principles into educational practices.

    4.    Utilize Daily DEI Action Plan and Resources: Learn to integrate a daily action plan and available resources to enhance DEI initiatives.


    Lobna's Message: "Join me to forge a classroom where every voice thrives. Let's empower both children and educators for a more inclusive tomorrow."

  • Understanding and Implementing DEI in the ECE workplace for leaders

    In this workshop, educators will learn various strategies to create a workplace that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive  and foster a comprehensive DEI approach that involves everyone in the organization. In this workshop, educators will also think about different examples of biases and their impacts in the ECE workplace based on  real-life experiences and scenarios that would lead to a discussion and reflection. This workshop can be helpful for educators as it will support them with different strategies, steps to promote DEI and self-test to address bias in the workplace. The facilitator is located in ON, Canada.

  • Decolonization and Anti-Oppression Practices in Early Childhood Education

    Explore how to foster inclusive and equitable learning environments in early childhood education through decolonizing and anti-oppression practices. Gain practical strategies for challenging biases, centering marginalized voices, and promoting social justice within ECE settings. In this workshop, participants will: Understand the impact of colonization and oppression on ECE, learn to challenge biases and stereotypes in ECE environments, gain practical strategies for integrating anti-oppressive practices into curriculum and interactions and reflect on their personal and professional roles in advancing equity in ECE.


    Lobna's Message: Let’s explore how to create more inclusive and equitable learning environments. Let's challenge biases, integrate practical strategies, and reflect on our roles in advancing equity


  • Diversity in Art: Exploring and Implementing Art Strategies in the ECE classroom.

    Join us for an engaging workshop focused on implementing diversity in early childhood art education. Through interactive and collaborative activities, educators will explore practical strategies for celebrating diversity through art like music, painting, dancing and more. Participants will learn how to select diverse materials, incorporate multicultural perspectives, and create art experiences that empower every child to express themselves authentically. By the end of the workshop, educators will leave inspired and equipped to cultivate practices that honor diversity in their classrooms.


    Lobna’s Message: Let's dive into the world of creativity and inclusion. Together, we'll discover how art can celebrate diversity in our classrooms. Let's unleash its potential to foster understanding and unity.


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Creativity & Innovation  
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Leadership in Early Childhood Education
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Workshops 
  • Creativity and Innovation using STEM in the Early years

    In this workshop, educators will be introduced to STEM education and itsprofound benefits and impact on children's development. Educators will also explore innovative ways to implement STEM approach using creativity in the early years. This workshop can be helpful for educators as the facilitator uses her previous educational background as an engineer and current knowledge as an early childhood leader to support them with real-life examples, activities and discussion to embrace STEM. The facilitator is located in ON, Canada.

  • Exploring STEM Wonders: The Hands-On Adventure Workshop

    Embark on an enriching journey with Lobna Ajaini, a proficient mechanical engineer turned MPED Student, HBECL, and RECE professional. Join us for an immersive 2-3 hour in-person workshop that taps into Lobna's engineering expertise. Delve into "Hands-On Experiments and Exploration" to elevate your STEM teaching. Learn seamless integration of experiments, critical discussions, and hands-on techniques. The facilitator is located in ON, Canada.

    Educators will learn to:

    - Craft captivating hands-on STEM experiences.

    - Safely incorporate experiments into their curriculum.

    - Foster discussions that nurture critical thinking and innovation.

    "Elevate teaching with impactful hands-on STEM. Combining my engineering background with education, let's transform STEM into an adventure of curiosity and innovation!"

    — Lobna Ajaini

  • Coding Wonderland: Hands-On Exploration and adventures in the Early Childhood Education

    Guided by Lobna Ajaini, a multi-award-winning early childhood leader with a background in mechanical engineering, this dynamic workshop invites early childhood educators to explore engaging ways to introduce coding to young learners. Through hands-on activities and discussions, participants will learn how to incorporate coding principles into their curriculum using accessible and inclusive materials, and endless creativity. Get ready to ignite curiosity and empower young minds with the magic of coding, with the added excitement of utilizing various technology materials!


    Lobna’s Message: Welcome to this exciting coding journey. Together, we'll unlock the power of technology to inspire and empower young learners. Get ready to explore, create, and make magic happen in the classroom!

  • Woodworking Wonders: Cultivating Creativity in Early Childhood Education through hands-on experiences.


    Join us for a hands-on woodworking workshop tailored for early childhood educators! Explore the educational benefits of woodworking activities as we delve into safe and age-appropriate techniques and tools suitable for young children. Discover engaging woodworking projects designed to foster creativity and skill development. Through interactive discussions, learn strategies for seamlessly integrating woodworking into curriculum planning and daily activities. Participate in hands-on woodworking activities, manipulating materials and tools, to gain practical experience. Reflect on the value of hands-on woodworking experiences for young learners and explore the crucial role educators play in facilitating these enriching activities.


    Lobna’s Message: Get ready to dive into the world of woodworking in early childhood education. We'll explore the educational benefits, learn safe techniques, and discover engaging projects—all while having fun! Let's make learning come to life with hands-on creativity and lots of enjoyment! 


  • Wonders of Loose Parts: Igniting Creativity in Early Childhood Education

    Step into a world of wonder with our "Wonders of Loose Parts" workshop, where we'll explore the magic of loose parts play in early childhood education. Through dynamic hands-on activities and engaging discussions, educators will uncover the boundless creative potential of open-ended materials. Participants will delve into the principles of loose parts play, discovering how simple objects can inspire endless innovation and imagination in young learners.


    Lobna’s Message: Get ready to embark on an exciting journey into the world of open-ended materials and creativity in early childhood education. Let's dive in and discover the magic of loose parts play together!


Creativity & Innovation Workshops   
  • Conflict Management Training in the ECE Workplace


    Join us to gain essential conflict management skills tailored to the unique challenges of the early childhood education (ECE) workplace. Learn practical strategies to address conflicts effectively and foster a supportive environment. Enhance your communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills, empowering yourself to navigate workplace challenges with confidence and professionalism. Facilitator Lobna, honoured winner of the Sylvia Leal Leadership Award, is dedicated to sharing her expertise and guiding educators and leaders towards excellence in their practice

    Lobna’s Message :"Let's navigate workplace challenges together, fostering a culture of collaboration and understanding. Join me on this empowering journey towards workplace harmony."


  • Empowering Growth: Mentoring and Coaching in Early Childhood Education

    This workshop is designed to equip educators and leaders with the skills and strategies necessary for effective mentoring and coaching in early childhood education. Drawing from the facilitator's unique experience in mentor-coaching and training educators and ECE students, participants will explore the principles and practices of mentoring and coaching. They will learn how to build trusting relationships, provide constructive feedback, and foster professional growth among their colleagues and students. Facilitator Lobna, honoured winner of the Sylvia Leal Leadership Award, is dedicated to sharing her expertise and guiding educators towards excellence in their practice. Through interactive and hands-on activities, educators will discover practical techniques to support and empower their peers and mentees. 


    Lobna’s Message: Feel inspired and get equipped to serve as effective mentors and coaches, contributing to the continuous improvement and excellence of early childhood education programs.


  • Voices for Change: Fostering Advocacy in Early Childhood Education



    This workshop empowers educators to become advocates for positive change in early childhood education. Participants will explore the importance of advocacy in shaping policies and practices that support children, families, and the early childhood workforce. Through interactive activities and discussions, educators and leaders will learn how to effectively communicate their concerns and priorities to policymakers, stakeholders, and the community. Drawing from real-world examples and case studies, the workshop will provide practical strategies for engaging in advocacy efforts at the local, state, and national levels. By the end of the workshop, participants will feel inspired and equipped to amplify their voices and advocate for policies and practices that promote equity, quality, and access in early childhood education.



    Lobna’s Message: Let’s explore practical strategies and empower each other to be effective advocates for children, families, and educators. Let's make our voices heard and drive meaningful change in early childhood education!

Mental & Physical Wellbeing Workshops
  • Physical Literacy Part 1: Building Resilience- Physical Activities for Holistic Development and Wellbeing in Early Childhood Education

    Join us for an enlightening workshop where we explore the importance of physical activities in fostering resilience, holistic development, and wellbeing in early childhood. Through engaging discussions and insightful presentations, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of physical literacy for young learners. We'll also emphasize the educator's role in modeling healthy behaviors and prioritizing their own wellbeing. From enhancing motor skills to promoting social-emotional growth, we'll delve into how movement plays a crucial role in nurturing every aspect of a child's development.



    Lobna’s Message: Get ready to gain valuable insights, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and leave feeling inspired to integrate physical activities into your teaching practices for the benefit of both yourself and your students. Let’s embark on this journey together towards building resilient and healthy communities!




  • Physical Literacy Part 2: Hands-on Learning: Empowering Educators for Dynamic Engagement in Early Childhood Physical Activities


    Get ready to dive into action in our hands-on workshop designed to empower educators to facilitate dynamic physical activities in the early years. Led by a passionate facilitator with a strong background as a physical literacy champion, this workshop will be an immersive experience where you'll discover and engage in innovative and engaging activities that promote movement, creativity, and joy in children, families and educators. Throughout the interactive sessions, we'll also highlight the importance of educators prioritizing their own physical wellbeing and modeling healthy behaviors for children, leaving equipped with a toolkit of exciting activities to enrich their classrooms and engage children of all ages and abilities.



    Lobna’s Message: Don't miss this opportunity to transform your approach to physical education and empower young learners to thrive!


  • Hands-On Healthy Eating: Fostering Nutrition Awareness in Early Childhood

    Dive into an educational workshop aimed at nurturing healthy eating habits and promoting nutrition awareness in early childhood settings. Through interactive and hands-on activities, educators will explore creative ways to introduce nutritious foods and engage children in the joy of healthy eating.

    Participants will delve into sensory experiences with food, discover simple and engaging food-related activities suitable for young children, and explore strategies for making mealtimes fun and educational. They will also learn how to incorporate nutrition education into their curriculum, fostering a lifelong appreciation for healthy eating among young learners.



    Lobna’s Message: Get ready to have an absolute blast as we explore fun and creative ways to promote nutrition awareness in early childhood education. Let's turn healthy eating into an adventure filled with laughter and excitement!

  • Promoting Wellness and Stress Management with Mindfulness in the ECE Workplace

    Join our workshop to explore practical strategies for promoting wellness and managing stress in the early childhood education (ECE) workplace through mindfulness. Through interactive discussions and experiential exercises, educators will gain valuable insights and tools to support their well-being and create a positive work environment. Don't miss this opportunity to prioritize self-care and nurture a healthy mindset!

    Lobna’ Message: let's explore practical strategies for nurturing well-being and managing stress in our unique educational environment. Join me on this journey of self-care and positive growth!


  • Nurturing Resilience: Cultivating Self-Regulation in the Early Years

    This workshop focuses on nurturing self-regulation skills in young children, empowering them to navigate life's challenges with confidence. Participants will explore the importance of self-regulation in promoting social-emotional development and academic success. Through interactive discussions and hands-on activities, educators will learn practical strategies for fostering self-regulation in their classrooms. Drawing from research and best practices, the workshop will provide insights into creating supportive environments and implementing effective interventions. By the end of the workshop, participants will feel equipped to empower children to manage their emotions, make healthy choices, and thrive in both school and life.

Curriculum Development & Approaches Workshops 
  • Understanding and implementing the Forest School approach in the early years

    In this workshop, educators will learn about strategies to implement and develop the knowledge of forest schools’ approach within the early learning setting. This workshop is based on award-winning research from Sheridan College, conducted by the facilitator about Forest School philosophy. In this workshop, educators will also think about different factors impacting ECE’s professional practice in implementing the forest school approach. This workshop can be helpful for educators as it will support them with knowledge about the benefits of embracing a Nature-based perspective through real-life examples and discussion. The facilitator is located in ON, Canada.

  • Risky Play Evolution: Empowering ECE Leaders to Champion Risky Play in Early Childhood Education

    Risky Play Evolution is a workshop tailored for ECE leaders, focusing on championing adventurous play and risk-taking experiences in early childhood settings. Throughout interactive sessions, participants delve into the benefits of risky play, discuss risk-taking guidelines and policies, and address obstacles. They gain practical strategies to empower their teams in implementing risk-taking activities smoothly, nurturing holistic development in children.

    Lobna’s message “Let’s explore the benefits, policies, and strategies for empowering your teams to embrace adventurous play seamlessly. Together, we will nurture environments where children thrive through balanced risk-taking.

  • Embracing Risky Play: Empowering Educators to Lead Adventures, Indoors and Outdoors in Early Childhood Education

     Join us for a workshop designed to empower educators to embrace risky play both indoors and outdoors. Explore the benefits, learn risk management strategies, and create supportive environments for adventurous exploration. Leave empowered to enrich children's inclusive experiences and foster their holistic development. we'll dive into the transformative power of risky play and equip you with the tools and confidence to lead bold adventures for your students. Together, we'll explore how to create enriching indoor and outdoor environments that foster growth, creativity, and resilience.


    Lobna's message: Don't miss this opportunity to join a community of educators dedicated to pushing boundaries and embracing the thrill of learning. Let's embark on this exciting journey together!


  • Hands-On Creative Reuse: Inspiring Environmental Education in Early Childhood using Reuse Pedagogy

    Join us for an exciting workshop that empowers early childhood educators to harness the power of Reuse Pedagogy in their teaching practices. In this hands-on session, participants will discover how to transform everyday materials into engaging learning experiences, fostering creativity and sustainability in their classrooms.


     In this workshop, participants will explore the concept of creative reuse in early childhood education, identifying household materials for innovative learning activities. They'll learn practical strategies to integrate reuse into curriculum planning and engage in hands-on activities to generate ideas. Reflecting on environmental and educational impacts, educators will leave empowered to implement creative reuse practices in their classrooms.





  • Once Upon a Time: Unleashing the Power of Storytelling in Early Childhood Education

    This is an immersive workshop designed to explore the transformative impact of storytelling. Through interactive sessions and hands-on activities, educators will discover how storytelling nurtures imagination, language skills, and social-emotional development in young learners. Participants will learn practical strategies for integrating storytelling into daily routines, uncover creative techniques, and explore its role in fostering cultural understanding and inclusive practices. 


    Lobna’s Message: This workshop empowers educators to create enchanting learning experiences that inspire and engage children of all backgrounds and abilities, fostering a sense of belonging through the magic of storytelling.


  • Empowering Families: Implementing Strength-Based Approach in the educational setting.

    This workshop equips educators with practical methods for engaging with families. Through interactive activities, participants explore the significance of recognizing and leveraging family strengths. Emphasizing collaboration and empowerment, the workshop fosters meaningful partnerships to support children's learning and development effectively. By fostering trust, identifying strengths, and promoting inclusivity, educators gain confidence in implementing strength-based strategies in their interactions with families, ultimately enhancing family-school partnerships and student success.


    Lobna’s Message: Get ready to gain valuable insights and tools to enrich your interactions with families. Let's empower families and enhance student success!


  • Empowering School-Age Learners: Engaging Strategies for Success

    This workshop is designed to equip educators with unique strategies for effectively engaging school-age children in before and after school educational settings. Drawing from the facilitator's extensive experience working with before and after school programs, participants will explore innovative methods and creative approaches tailored to the specific needs and interests of school-age learners. Through interactive activities and discussions, educators will discover practical tools and techniques to enhance student engagement, promote active learning, and cultivate a dynamic and enriching classroom environment. Additionally, the workshop will address effective behavior management strategies to create a positive and supportive learning environment for school-age children.


    Lobna’s Message: You will feel inspired and equipped to implement these interactive activities and behavior management techniques to support the academic, social, and emotional development of school-age children effectively. 


Leadership in Early Childhood Education Workshops