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Basic Understanding and Assessment Skills in the Enhancement of Executive Function in Young Children is a Program

Basic Understanding and Assessment Skills in the Enhancement of Executive Function in Young Children


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Promoting executive function (EF) skills is currently a relevant topic in early childhood education. Described in the literature as essential to daily living, academic performance, work-related activities, and social relationships, this one-day seminar will delve on the concepts of the executive function and how it bears influence in the way children think and behave, their intelligence and academic tasks. The seminar will enable the participants to understand the concept of EF, become familiar with some of the approaches in the assessment of the executive functions and gain practical insights on how to promote its development through early education and prevention programs.

Participants of this course will earn 6 CDP units for Licenced Professional Teacher.


  • Executive Functions
    • Importance of EFs
    • Benefits of Early Improvement of Efs
    • Milestones in the Development of Efs
    • Mechanisms of EF Impairment
    • Practical Understanding and Assessment of EF 
    • Demonstration on the use of EF Tasks
    • Promoting the Development of the EF in schools


Dr. Angelito Z, Antonio
Dr. Angelito Z, Antonio is currently the Dean of the School of Education and Human Development. He is also the Program Director of Early Childhood Education and Values Education. Dr. Antonio is a licensed Professional Teacher and a Licensced Psychologist


P1,423.00 per participant


September 23, 2023. 8am-5pm

Onsite at PLDT Hall, University of Asia and the Pacific


Registration is via Google Forms. Deadline of registration is on September 20, 2023. Walk-in participants will be allowed.

Class Size / Slots Available

100 Participants