We are very fortunate to have the wonderful and knowledgeable Julia Hilson join us online, from Australia for this workshop. Topics which will be covered include the following:
- social- emotional milestones in the first 5 years
- how we support this development
- identifying areas of the brain involved in social interactions and emotional reactions
- understanding the role of relationships and attachment in social-emotional development
- understanding the effect of stress on social-emotional development
- understanding the development of empathy
Julia’s presentation will be based on the Growing Brain Training with links to Montessori.
This workshop is being run by MANZ/MMEF jointly.
Date: Saturday 9 October 2021
Time: 9.30 am – 12.30 pm
Location: Online via Zoom at your place
Cost: MANZ Member school $85, MANZ Individual member $105, Full registration $145
A cancellation cost of 20% applies if a cancellation is made within 14 days of the workshop.
A cancellation cost of 50% applies if a cancellation is made within 7 days of the workshop.
Registration: The Zoom link will be emailed out two days prior to the event.
Facilitator: Julia Hilson
She completed her AMI Children’s House (3-6) Diploma in Hampstead 35 years ago! In the years following, she has established Centres and ran classes in the UK and Australia. She also completed her AMI (6-12) Diploma in Bergamo, her AMI (0-3) Diploma on the Gold Coast (Australia) – as well as attending the inaugural Educateurs sans Frontieres gathering at Citta De Castella in 1999. She holds a Bachelor of Early Childhood and a Masters Degree in Education.
Following several visits to remote Indigenous communities she moved with her family to Thursday Island (Far North Queensland) and established a Montessori stream at Tagai State College in the Torres Strait in 2009. This initiative has now grown to include 3 substantial Montessori Classes within the Tagai Primary School and 11 Parent/Toddler Groups on separate Islands throughout the Torres Strait. Four years ago Julia helped establish a Montessori Environment in the remote Aboriginal Community called Lockhart River for the Puuya Foundation.
As an AMI 0-3 Director of Training Julia has completed Diploma Courses in Australia, UK, Japan, India and South Africa. She has also completed Assistants Courses in Australia, New Zealand, UK, South Africa, The Gambia and Nigeria.
In between Training Julia works as a Consultant in the Torres Strait Islands , Aboriginal Communities and Long Day Care settings in Australia.