David Whitebread

David Whitebread Enale Conference 2016

The Importance of Self-Regulation for Learning – David Whitebread – Director of the Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development and Learning, University of Cambridge

David Whitebread is the Director of the Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development and Learning at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK. He is a developmental psychologist who is widely recognized as a leading international expert in early childhood education. His research has focused on self-regulation in young children, and the roles of play and oral language in its development. He has published widely in academic journals and book chapters, and has edited or written a number of influential books, including Teaching and Learning in the Early Years (4th Ed. 2015, Routledge) and Developmental Psychology & Early Childhood Education (2012, Sage).