All posts by Kay Margetts

Associate Professor Kay Margetts lectures in early childhood and primary teacher education, the Melbourne graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne. Prior to entering academia she was Project Officer - Inservice and Professional Development Programs at the Lady Gowrie Child Centre, writer and producer of children's television programs, and a preschool teacher working in both sessional and long day programs.

School adjustment critical to long-term wellbeing

Starting primary school is an important, but potentially stressful, time in a child’s development. Kay Margetts, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Studies at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, talks about children’s social, emotional and behavioural adjustment to school and the importance of early preparation by families for the best outcomes. How strong is the […]

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