Theory influences practice and from practice comes theory. This is a track that will remind and refresh you about existing theory and also where you can be introduced to some emerging thought
Gordon Sturrock, who died in June 2019, had a significant impact on the way that we think about playwork. In this track we say thank you, by engaging with some of his final thinking before he died.
Hour long sessions exploring the meaning and understanding of play in different contexts
A playworker who does not understand play is likely to not be a playworker! So let’s think about play in these sessions from playworkers who address this in their working [and playing] lives.
A series of facilitated conversations on a range of different subjects
A bit of possible playing for yourself and some ideas of experiences and opportunities you could be making available to the children you work with.