Emotional well-being and ability to connect with others form the foundation for learning, relationships and well-being throughout our lifetimes. This series will have five modules: Infancy, Toddler, Preschool and School-age. In this first module, you will explore what infants need to set the foundations of trust and attachment. We will focus on attachment relationships and describe the role played by co- and self-regulation.
Jan has 30 years of teaching Early Childhood Education courses at Fanshawe College, London, Ontario and Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario. While "retired" Jan researches and provides on-line professional learning opportunities for Dominion Learning Institute of Canada and for interactive professional learning and consultation to Early Years professionals. Jan served as a member of Ontario's Expert Panel on an Early Learning Framework, Ministry of Education. She works with the Psychology Foundation of Canada, promoting children's emotional wellness, and is a trainer for their Kids Have Stress Too! programs. Jan has co-authored an ECE textbook, Children at the Centre: Principles of Early Childhood Education in Canada