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A Curriculum of Care and Respect for Infants

Learn how to develop a curriculum of care and respect in your setting as well as how you can implement primary care-giving

What does respect mean to you as a teacher or as a human being?

"We not only respect babies, we demonstrate our respect every time we interact with them. Respecting a child means treating even the youngest infant as a unique human being, not as an object" Magda Gerber

In this workshop we will be exploring the works of Emmi Pikler and Magda Gerber as a way of understanding respectful care for infants.

We will be reflecting inwards on the qualities needed by teachers of our youngest children.

This workshop will give you an understanding of primary care-giving and Emmi Pikler's guiding principles and how you can implement this in your setting.

As well as how the Pikler Approach aligns with Te Ao Maori.

"Educators demonstrate love by showing and teaching respect" Magda Gerber


Your Instructor


Tanya Valentin
Tanya Valentin

Tanya Valentin is a heart-led early childhood education writer and professional development facilitator and trainer. She has worked in New Zealand as an early childhood education professional for 20 years.

Tanya lives with her family in beautiful Northland, New Zealand. She is a passionate advocate for respectful teaching practices for infants, toddlers and young children as well as learning through free play. Her mission is to make a difference by advocating for children as well as championing teacher well-being. Tanya is dedicated to providing professional development that will inspire a legacy of intentional, heart-led early childhood professionals.

You can read Tanya’s blog at https://www.tanyavalentin.com.


Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Primary Caregiving
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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