9 Jun 2016

Parenting: the transition to school

From Nine To Noon, 11:28 am on 9 June 2016
School sign

Any transition in life takes some adjustment and one of the earliest is our first experience of going to school.

So what does a successful integration from pre-school or other early childhood experiences to “big” school take?

And what do caregivers need to think about as their young children enter this new phase?

Sally Peters is an associate professor at the University of Waikato who has a passion for understanding and supporting children's transition to school.

She talks to Kathryn Ryan and replies to listener questions.