Carmel Zeidan
Children's Services Consultant

Carmel Zeidan is a children’s services consultant and research autho, with more than 30 years’ experience in a diverse range of settings and positions. With a passion for working closely with educators and services to create places for children that are engaging, nurturing and inspired , Carmel has helped services and educators explore and reflect on their capabilities to further develop practice and expertise.

With a second career in cooking and hospitality Carmel joins the two fields to bring a multifaceted range of expertise and scope to her work. Her experience includes working directly with children, cooking and developing menus, service management, consultation and review, one on one, group and whole service review, coaching and mentoring, accredited workplace training and assessment, extensive workshop presentation, delivery and facilitation and work as a research author.


Carmel holds an Advanced Diploma of Children’s Services, Diploma of Children’s Services and the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Carmel will be talking about Child Focused Transitions: Supporting Learning, Relationships & Development on Day 2 of the conference.