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Executive function in ECE

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Executive function in early childhood

An explanation of what we mean by executive function and why it’s important, along with some practical and readily usable strategies for building executive function in young children.


ECE webinar: Executive function and supporting positive behavior

Dr Megan McClelland and Dr Shauna Tominey discuss executive function – the skills that help us to plan, focus, regulate our behavior, remember instructions and complete tasks.

"Early childhood perspectives are often overlooked in educational resource provision – it's fantastic to have our own information, which will help us cater for very young learners."

Gemma B, pre-school educator



Executive function and supporting positive behaviour in early childhood

Key insights from our webinar with Professor Megan McClelland and Dr Shauna Tominey



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A short introduction to executive function

The key things you need to know about what executive function is and how to support it in children.
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