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Professional Development Webinar: Guiding A Child's Transition To Primary School

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 15 June 2018
Notice reference #: 1H9jB6

Presented by Kay Margetts

Hosted by Educa

Kay Margetts, Associate Professor of Education at the University of Melbourne is internationally recognized for her work on transitions, from home into child care and from child care into school. In this second webinar for Educa, our focus is on the transition from child care to school.

How well children adjust to primary school can have long-term implications for their progress through school and their future development.

With her expertise in researching and studying ECE transitions, Kay Margetts will cover the many factors of what makes a healthy school adjustment. The webinar will outline:

  • The importance of a good transition and what is meant by adjustment to school
  • The challenges that children face as they commence school
  • Strategies that support children’s transition and help them "start school well"

Head to our Registration Page to register for this FREE Online Webinar!

If you are unable to make the live webinar, no problem! Register anyway. All registrants will receive a recording after the event.

Note also that registrants who attend and complete the webinar will receive an Attendance Certificate. And we will be awarding online gift certificate door prizes at the end of the webinar.

About your host

Kay Margetts is an Associate Professor and Honorary Principle Fellow in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

As well as a strong interest in early years learning and curriculum, Kay has undertaken significant research and published widely in the area of children’s transition and adjustment to school.

She is a founding member of an international research group focusing on children’s transitions, and editor of the International Journal of Transitions in Childhood. Kay regularly provides professional development and consultancy to early childhood services and primary schools, and is the author of a number of books for the education profession.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

25 July 2018 – 25 July 2018

Further information

Contact: Educa Support

 (0800) 233 822