Executive Function: The Foundation for School Readiness
Almost 400,000 children in Australia and New Zealand will begin their first year of school in late January or early February this year. They will be going into classes known in various Australian states as Kindergarten, Prep, Pre-Primary or Transition, and into Year 1 in New Zealand.
Every one of these children will transition into their first year of a formal school setting in various stages of school readiness.
What will determine a successful transition?