Children Keeping Themselves Safe - Ali Wood
Everyone who works with children and young people attend necessary safeguarding training and updates so that they are aware of their responsibilities to keep children safe. But little of this training instructs or enables playworkers to equip children to keep themselves safe and for much of the time that is actually really important - children need to be able to be responsible for themselves and each other without always relying or depending on adults. So what does this mean in practice and what are the issues involved?
TIME: 9:30 LENGTH: 1.5 hours TARGET AUDIENCE: For Anyone
Breaking the barriers to inclusion - Becky Willans
Brief overview of models of disability and legislation relating to disability and Legislation.
An exploration of why the term play is a difficult concept in relation to disability and why looking at the playfulness of disabled children and young people is a better way to do things. Contrasting perspectives of ability Medical/Educational Vs Play based and how these can be used to help facilitate playful experiences and enhance play space design.
TIME: 12:30 LENGTH: 1 hour TARGET AUDIENCE: For Anyone
The Gender Eye Opener - Sarah Goldsmith
In this exciting and challenging board game you will explore your understandings and knowledge about gender and gender issues. The game will make you question what you know and the outcome will be
an increased awareness and abilty to challenge transphobia.
TIME: 14:00 LENGTH: 1 hour and 45 minutes TARGET AUDIENCE: For Anyone
Understanding Gender - An Opinionated Conversation - Tilia Guilbaud-Walter
My session is a relaxed conversation about gender identity and gender expression. I will talk about my understanding of gender with you and together we can have a thought provoking conversation!
TIME: 16:00 LENGTH: 1 hour TARGET AUDIENCE: For Anyone