Target Audience: Parents with children ranging from 1.5-5years old
Presenter: Cristal Mills and Neetu Sharma
During the session we will help parents to understand what Active Listening is, providing the tools and skills to be able to facilitate this with their child at home or at school.
We will be providing powerful information for parents to grasp the concept of Active listening and why and how it is used.
This talk will cover the topics of:
- What active listening is.
- Tools to help understand and use active listening
- A guide to understanding your child’s emotions
- Tips to support self-regulation
- Tips to further develop deep relationships with the child in the class or at home
Cristal has worked in the Early Years industry for over 12 years. She joined ESF back in 2016. Cristal is an Ex. ESF student herself and has seen first hand how wonderful an ESF schooling is.
Cristal has taught in different Early Years settings across Hong Kong over the years and is familiar with a variety of styles and curriculums.
She is very passionate about child-led play and the importance of play. Being a Mum to a 7 year old and a 4 year old with special needs, she is dedicated to making sure that all children fit into our learning environment.
Neetu has worked in the Early Years industry for over 10 years. After completing her diploma in Montessori Teaching, she has been working for ESF since 2017.
She believes sensory play encourages children's learning through exploration, curiosity, problem-solving, and creativity.
As the mother of a secondary ESF student, she understands the importance of active listening in developing trust and strong relationships between parent and child.