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Supporting children’s self-regulation: 3-5 years

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In this course, we focus on how to help children learn to manage their own attention, emotions, thinking, and behaviour. Self-regulation develops rapidly in the early years, through experiences and relationships that shape brain development. What can you do to support children to develop these critical skills?

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Description

Dr Kate Williams is a lecturer and researcher in the School of Early Childhood at the Queensland University of Technology and is also a registered music therapist. Kate’s research focuses on children’s development of self-regulation and the parenting, educational, and intervention contexts that support this, along with the developmental outcomes associated with children’s self-regulatory functioning.

Learning outcomes

In completing this course, you will:

  • discover why self-regulation is a critical skill that develops in early childhood and underpins all future learning and wellbeing
  • explore the educator’s role in supporting self-regulation development through reflective practice, strong relationships with children and families and embedding self-regulation support strategies into all aspects of planning and the curriculum
  • examine how play, the use of language, group games, and music and movement experiences can all support children’s self-regulation skills.

Additional information

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Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Course Duration

1 hour, 40 minutes

Australian Qualifications Framework