This webinar explores the complex life of two-year olds, introducing some of the latest NZ-based research into effective pedagogy for this age group and includes an overview of:
- social and emotional outcomes for two-year olds;
- culturally responsive and contextual influences on two-year olds’ learning and wellbeing;
- how theory translates to practice to support the learning and wellbeing of two-year olds; and
- practical ideas for you to implement in your setting.
Time to complete: 1 hour
This webinar is suitable for completing as a team or over a number of staff meetings to allow time for discussion and reflection.
"Good focus on teaching strategies....It has changed my way of thinking when it comes to 2 year olds now!"
Presenter: Raewyn Penman, M.B.A., Leader Education Delivery | Kaiarataki mātauranga ako, Te Rito Maioha ECNZ
Raewyn's teaching career includes teaching tamariki from 3 months to 6 years, owning, managing and teaching in her own centres, lecturing at the tertiary level, developing and facilitating a wide range of professional learning opportunities for teachers throughout New Zealand. She has a passion for the provision of high quality care and education for infants and toddlers and is currently lecturing in Te Rito Maioha’s new post-graduate Infant & Toddler programme.
Presenter: Pauline Ellis-Waru, M.Ed., Lecturer | Kaiako, Te Rito Maioha ECNZ
Pauline has years of experience teaching in a range of early learning services and providing professional learning to Kaiako. This includes being part of the nationwide roll out of the revised Te Whāriki in 2017/18. Pauline has delivered a number of SELO programmes and brings to all her work knowledge of te reo me tikanga Māori.
Presenter: Dr Bridgette Redder, PhD., Programme Leader | Kaiārahi Hōtaka, Te Rito Maioha ECNZ
Bridgette’s research interests primarily centre around the early years, particularly the first 1000 days. Bridgette is the Kaiārahi Hōtaka (programme Leader) for Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand’s Postgraduate Diploma Infant and Toddler Learning and Development.