Supporting children’s self-regulation: birth to three years

$49.50$44.55 Member Price

This course explains how educators can help very young children understand, name and manage their emotions and begin self-regulating their behaviour. By establishing solid relationships with children, educators can help them build strong foundations for lifelong learning and communication.

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Professor Andrea Nolan

Andrea Nolan is a Professor of Early Childhood Education at Deakin University. She has extensive experience teaching in early childhood settings, primary schools, TAFE and the university sector. Andrea has conducted research at the state, national and international level, on topics such as early childhood education and care workforce capabilities and the professional learning of educators. She is currently working in partnership with Gowrie Victoria on social and emotional learning.

Karen Bonson

Karen Bonson is an Early Childhood Teacher at Gowrie Victoria’s Docklands Early Learning Centres. In 2015, the centres were awarded an ‘Excellent’ rating from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority, partly in recognition for ‘positive workplace culture, organisational values and leadership opportunities’.

Learning outcomes

In this course, you will:

  • find out what self-regulation is
  • understand why it’s important to help children self-regulate their emotions and behaviour
  • explore tips for building children’s self-regulation skills
  • unpack the role of the educator in supporting self-regulation.

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Additional information

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Australian Professional Standards for Teachers


Course Duration

2 hours

Australian Qualifications Framework