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Journal of Playwork Practice

Saturday, 5 November 2016 from 10:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

Playwork: Law and Lore

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The last Journal of Playwork Practice Research seminar, Research and The Birth of Playwork Practice brought together 60 people from around the UK and abroad to consider how research has been a key part of playwork practice since the days of the adventure playground pioneers.   

The Editorial Board and the publishers of JPP, Policy Press, are pleased to announce the third Journal of Playwork Practice Research Seminar, Playwork: Law and Lore, will be hosted by the University of Buckingham Law School at the Centre for Multiculturalism and Family Law on 5th November 2016. 

Once again welcoming speakers from across the world, this seminar will offer you the opportunity to hear about research from a range of different disciplinary perspectives and to learn more about current playwork research projects.          

 

This is a free event.  

 

 CONFIRMED SPEAKERS  

 

Dr Rick Worch, Associate Professor of Education, Bowling Green State University, USA. 

  • 'Research Mythology: What We “Know” about Research and Why We Know It'

 

Dr Sarah Thomson, University of Buckingham  

  • 'Play-grounded: The ‘Folk-Law’ of the Primary School Playground’

 

 Rob Wheway, Director, Children's Play Advisory Service 

  • ‘‘Retaining adventure, avoiding capitulation’ - How to resist the pressures to reduce adventure’

  

Dr Harry Shier, Centre For Children's Rights, Queens University Belfast and CESESMA, Nicaragua  

  • 'Playwork and the child's right to play in the UN Convention'

   

Professor David Ball, Professor of Risk Management and Director of the Centre for Decision Analysis and Risk Management, Middlesex University, England.

  • (title tbc)

 

Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt, University of Buckingham 

  • 'Play in the Schoolyard - Where does the Liability Lie?'

 

Penny Wilson, Food Playworker, Glamis Adventure Playground

  • PReP - Creating a Playwork REsearch Partnership (or ‘She referred to  me as ‘The Hobbiest’’)

Playwork's first ever SIG, led by Penny Wilson, Food Playworker, Glamis Adventure Playground. Penny will lead a discussion between playwork practitioners and academics from a wide range of disciplines on how the two cultures of practice and research can work together to achieve mutually benefical outcomes for academics and practitioners.

 

 

For any further enquiries please email jpp@commonthreads.org.uk 

JPP now has a new website - http://policypress.co.uk/journals/journal-of-playwork-practice

For more information about our hosts, University of Buckingham, please see http://www.buckingham.ac.uk/ 

If you are travelling from outside the UK and require any assistance with making your booking, please contact us on jpp-practitioner@commonthreads.org.uk and we will do our best to help.

 

Journal of Playwork Practice aims to advance playwork research and practice by providing the first ever interdisciplinary platform for the publication and dissemination of scholarship relevant to playwork practice. 

For those of you who have not yet subscribed to JPP, the easiest way to do so is to follow the links from the Common Threads website here: http://www.commonthreads.org.uk/?page_id=158. Don’t forget that individual CT members can subscribe for just £32, saving £16 on a print-only subscription! However if you work in an organisation or local authority and would like to purchase subscriptions on behalf of the groups you work with, please email the publishers for bulk subscription rates - Edwina Thorn Edwina.Thorn@bristol.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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University of Buckingham
Law School at the Centre for Multiculturalism and Family Law
MK18 1EG Buckingham
United Kingdom

Saturday, 5 November 2016 from 10:00 to 17:00 (GMT)


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