Supporting the socio and emotional competence of infants and toddlers
by Linda Clarke

In this webinar, held in August 2019, Dr Karyn Aspen and Linda Clarke from Massey University discuss their research into the teaching practices that support social-emotional competence of infants and toddlers. They provide practical strategies and advice for teachers on how to build intentional, responsive relationships in the contexts of play, routines, and in situations of toddlers’ peer conflicts.

PREPARED FOR THE EDUCATION HUB BY

Linda Clarke

Linda is a PhD candidate at Massey University. She has a background as an Early Childhood Teacher. Her doctoral research explores the use of practice-based coaching to promote teaching practices that support and enhance toddlers’ social and emotional competence in ECE centres.

PREPARED FOR THE EDUCATION HUB BY

Karyn Aspden

Karyn is a Lecturer and the Programme Coordinator of the Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE) at Massey University. Her background is in early childhood education, as a teacher, manager, early intervention teacher and then lecturer. Her current research focuses on the social and emotional competence of infants and toddlers.