Use COVID-19 Alert Level 2 contact tracing form when on campus.

“No Lockdown For The Mind” series

5 Jun 2020 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMPlease register to receive the webinar video link.

Each week, why not kick back and connect with leading lights from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences as they share with you bite-sized bits of their intriguing and inspirational research and answer your questions? Bring your curiosity and join us weekly for 30 minutes of mind-expanding conversation.

Tara Way McLaughlin, Phd

Senior Lecturer – Early Years, Education

The Growing Up in New Zealand study showed the majority of four-year-old children in the study were able to identify happy and sad emotions, but only one in five children was able to identify a wider range of emotions such as surprised, scared and angry. The foundations for emotional literacy and resiliency are laid in early childhood. The everyday actions of teachers, parents, and other caregivers support young children to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that support social-emotional competence. My work focuses on expanding teachers’ use of teaching practices and assessment tools to better understand and support children’s social-emotional learning. In this talk, I will discuss some of the tools we’ve used to strengthen teachers’ practice and enhance children’s learning. I will also share my top tip to support children’s emotional literacy and resiliency.


Search events


Related Events

Aotearoa Migration Research Network & Mobilities Network Seminar Series 2020
Tue 2 Jun 2020 - Extramural
Presenter: Juanita Rojas (SHAMA Crisis Co-ordinator) Topic: Brave conversations: Developing practices for cultural diversity within mainstream organi
“No Lockdown For The Mind” series
Fri 26 Jun 2020 - Extramural
“Perfectly Recovered?”: Rethinking how we talk about eating disorders and recovery.
“No Lockdown For The Mind” series
Fri 24 Jul 2020 - Extramural
Meditating on imperfection.

Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey