Increasingly, kindness has become a buzz word in early childhood education. But how do we create a culture of kindness in our early childhood settings? Specifically, kindness that is enduring and sustains relationships, resilience, and life-long learning as tamariki grow and leave our settings.
Wednesday 7 September, 7.00pm - 9.00pm via Zoom
Join Rachel Winslow as she shares the findings of her research which explores tamariki perceptions of kindness and what this means for our work | mahi as kaiako. This workshop offers you practical tips and considerations so you can begin to develop an intentional approach to kindness in your early childhood setting.
Presenter: Rachel Winslow, Course Leader | Kaiārahi Marautanga, Te Rito Maioha ECNZ
Rachel’s teaching career spans over 20 years in various teaching, leadership and advisory roles in early childhood education. Rachel is interested in relational approaches to teaching and leadership in ECE. This includes children’s social and emotional learning, resilience and kindness. This led her to research children’s perceptions of kindness and cemented her passion for creating a culture of kindness in education. Rachel sees education as both relational and transformative and believes that as teachers we have an ethical obligation to be models of authenticity, kindness and resilience to create a peaceful and equitable future for tamariki.