Learning and Wellbeing of Boys in Early Childhood Education

Professional development (PD) Hawke's Bay

Posted: 04 February 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9qtf

An authoritative and comprehensive seminar by Joseph Driessen, a leading educator in Boys’ learning and Wellbeing, giving a wide range of practical advice based on current research and best practices in the ECE sector.   

  • Creating learning environments which engage boys
  • Supporting boys as system thinkers and empathisers
  • Understanding and catering for boys’ play preferences
  • Meeting boys’ needs in their relationships
  • Teacher skills for the insecure attachments of some boys
  • Reduce behaviour problems, both minor and major
  • Providing for challenge and risk, while keeping safe
  • Fostering yet channelling boys’ imaginary superhero play
  • Boys’ group dynamics: the need for leadership and structure.

This Seminar had a huge impact on our Teachers”. Michelle Clark, Southland Kindergarten Association

 “The staff feedback was  fantastic. One of the best PD’s ever.” Sarah Graham, First Year Pre School, Dannevirke

"What I liked best was the blend of best practice and theory."


Events summary

Hawke's Bay

10 April 2019 – 10 April 2019

Further information

Contact: Joseph Driessen

 (06) 353 8454